Williams Institute Research on Same-Sex Marriage Featured in Multiple Media Outlets

October 7, 2014 – In a New York Times article about the Supreme Court upholding rulings for same-sex marriage in five states, research conducted by the Williams Institute was cited. 

This ruling brings the number of states that allow for same-sex marriage to 24; it is expected that in the following weeks the number will reach 30. The Williams Institute’s data shows that “nearly two-thirds of same-sex couples in the United States will soon live in states where they can marry.”

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Williams Institute research was also cited in a Dallas Morning News article.

That means nearly two-thirds of gay couples in the U.S. will soon live in states where they can marry, according to the Williams Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law.

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The Washington Post also featured the research.

Marriages could soon be available in six more states, for a total of 30. The Williams Institute at the University of California at Los Angeles estimates that when the rollout is complete, 65 percent of gay couples and a majority of all Americans will live in a place where same-sex unions are legal.

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A Kansas City Star article also cited the Williams Institute.

More than 4,000 same-sex couples live together in Kansas, according to the Williams Institute at the University of California-Los Angeles law school.

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The National Law Review discussed the Supreme Court action and cited the Institute's research.

But for the time being, two-thirds of same-sex couples in the United States do or soon will live in states where they can marry, according to the UCLA School of Law.

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