"What about conditions in Massachusetts, where same-sex marriage has been legal since May 17, 2004?," Yost asks. "The commonwealth has had the lowest divorce rate of any state in the union: Compare 2.2 for every 1,000 residents each year in Massachusetts, 3.8 for the national average. The divorce rate in Massachusetts declined in the first two years of legalized same-sex marriage."
Proposition 8, a November ballot initiative to roll-back rights for couples in the state, "is a vindictive effort to take rights away from a minority group," he concludes. "A no vote on proposition 8 will ensure that that minority will be able to retain those rights."
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