Friday, November 7, 2008

Gay Marriage and Budget Fact of the Day

In 2004, the Congressional Budget Office, the nonpartisan research arm of the United States Congress, put together a study on the economic effects of legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states and on the federal level. It predicted that this legal change would improve the federal budget’s bottom line by $1 billion per year over the next 10 years thanks to additional revenue through the marriage penalty and estate taxes.

- Gay Marriage Economics

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