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Beyond the Political Wrangling

What is Marriage and Why Does it Matter?

How the law defines marriage is not just a controversial political issue — it is a complicated legal and social issue that has an impact on everyone.

Nancy Polikoff is an LGBT activist and American University law professor who examines this issue in depth in her book:  Beyond (Straight and Gay) Marriage: Valuing All Families Under the Law.

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