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Unformatted text preview: Florida. The Due Process and Equal Protection clause of the 14 th amendment will be used to argue that the ban on same sex marriage is unconstitutional. Social science research will encompass demographic and statistical analysis of the current state of gay households in Florida and the United States. We will explore the effectiveness of same-sex parenting in comparison to heterosexual parents and their children. Specifically, this paper will address how the lack of benefits (i.e. health insurance, etc) withholds from same sex household affects the family unit in comparison to heterosexual families. We will argue that the policy of a ban of same sex marriage does not provide the best welfare to all the people of the state. And therefore, the policy should be reevaluated and changed. Finally, using the case study method, we will scrutinize gay adoption in Florida and compare public opinion and law as it relates to same sex marriage....
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- Fall '10
- Public Policy