Marriage and children are the defining issues in the U.S., but there are many other aspects to the story.
Here are a few things to know about them.1.
The history of marriage.
Marriage began in the early 1600s.
This wasn’t the first time people had a choice about their partner.
In 1634, Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species, in which he noted that the species was “marked by a very similar intercourse” between men and women.
The same thing happened decades later with the invention of the steam engine.
The steam engine was an enormous advancement in technology and science, but it was still a relatively primitive device that required men to work with women.
In the late 1800s, women began marrying more often and becoming more independent.2.
The modern definition of marriage has shifted in the last 20 years.
The number of marriages has increased and has been declining since the 1960s.
In 2015, according to the Census Bureau, there were 8.4 million more married people in the United States than there were in 1980.
The overall marriage rate has also been falling since 2000, from 67.3 per 1,000 people in 2000 to 59.9 in 2015.3.
While there are now more than 6 million married people, many still think that marriage is an institution only for married couples.
According to Pew Research Center, 61% of Americans still think marriages are primarily between a man and a woman.
The percentage of people who believe in the traditional definition of a marriage has remained fairly constant.4.
In fact, marriage has undergone some dramatic changes over the last few decades.
In 2000, most Americans were still living with their parents.
Today, about 40% of households are headed by a single person, and that number is dropping rapidly.
Today in the Midwest, only 20% of families are headed that way.5.
A growing number of states have introduced laws that make it legal for same-sex couples to marry.
In New Mexico, the state has introduced marriage equality legislation.
In Oklahoma, a similar law has been approved.6.
In 2016, the Supreme Court struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act.
The court ruled that states cannot discriminate against gay and lesbian couples in employment and housing benefits, and the decision did not extend the benefits to same-gender couples.
The decision came on the heels of the Obergefell v.
Hodges decision in June 2017, which legalized same- and opposite-sex marriage nationwide.
The ruling also made clear that states could not discriminate in housing and public accommodations.7.
According in 2017, marriage equality has been a growing issue for voters.
A Gallup poll released last year showed that 60% of voters favor legal same-marriage, compared to 37% who oppose it.
In a 2016 poll by the Public Religion Research Institute, 59% of Republicans said they supported same- or opposite-gender marriage, compared with 34% of Democrats.8.
In some states, like Georgia, same- sex marriage has become more legal and more widespread.
In Georgia, in 2017 there were 14 states that had marriage equality on the ballot, according the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Nine of those were in the South and the other nine were in states that do not have same- gender marriage.9.
A number of religious groups have also come out in support of marriage equality.
In 2014, the U,S.
Conference of Catholic Bishops endorsed marriage equality for all.
In 2017, the Episcopal Church announced that it would begin ordaining same- as opposite- gender couples.
In 2018, the Presbyterian Church, The United Methodist Church and The United Church of Christ joined together in the formation of the American Baptist Churches Legal Defense and Education Fund.10.
Many states have made some progress in legalizing same-day marriage.
In 2013, Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-Day or same-parent weddings.
In California, same day weddings have been legal since January 2018.
In 2019, the Utah Supreme Court ruled that same-date weddings are constitutional.
The case, Utah vs. Davis, was filed on behalf of a same-sexual couple who was denied a marriage license after their marriage was not recognized by the state.