Monday, April 30, 2007

Leah Ward Sears Defends Marriage

Here is a superb article by Georgia Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears, via Maggie Gallagher. Justice Sears says:

I am not a law professor. But from where I sit as chief justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia, a family law that fails to encourage marriage ignores the fact that marriage has long been associated with an impressively broad array of positive outcomes for children and adults alike. Experts who contend that we need to move "beyond marriage" say they are only responding to the facts. But here is one major fact: High rates of family fragmentation hurt children. Share

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