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    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:

    According to the research conducted by The Williams Institute.

    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."

    List of the top ten metro areas above and below 1 million:

    Check out the full report here.