Areas With Consitutional Bans On Marriage Are More Likely To Have Same-Sex Families With Children
This infographic shows some surprising research on same-sex couples raising children in metro areas. Mississippi has the highest percentage of same-sex couples raising children at 26 percent.
The metro areas with the highest percentages of same-sex couples raising children are in states that have a constitutional ban on marriage:
Williams Institute public policy research fellow, Angeliki Kastanis, states:
"Research consistently shows that same-sex couples raise children all across the country, this analysis underscores the fact that recognition of LGBT families is a consequential policy question in every state."