Guide to Family Issues: The Marriage Advantage by United Families International - Marriage is crucial to society’s stability and its future. The weight of social science research indicates that marriage provides unique benefits for a man, woman and the children resulting from the marital union. This publication includes peer-reviewed scientific research, expert commentary and sound logical arguments regarding the societal benefits of marriage between one man and one woman.
Eight Reasons to Defend Man/Woman Marriage (Policy Brief) - This policy brief presents eight compelling reasons why marriage between a man and a woman is essential to the future of every society and is worth defending.
The Taxpayer Costs of Divorce and Unwed Parenting (Policy Brief) by the Institute for American Values - This is the first comprehensive scholarly effort to determine the cost to the taxpayers from the fragmentation of the family in the U.S. Its conservative estimate is at least $112 billion annually. Some of the factors leading to increased divorce and unwed parenting result in a changing perception and understanding of the social institution of marriage. The loss of the “social goods” from marriage is largely what is costing these tax dollars.
Marriage and the Public Good: Ten Principles (Policy Brief) published by the Witherspoon Institute in Princeton, New Jersey - This is an excellent medium-length summary of the social science-based case for preserving marriage as only between a man and a woman. It is the product of collaboration between scholars in a wide range of academic disciplines and seeks to broaden the debate over marriage to focus on the lessons of the social sciences and recent social experiences to make a conclusive case for preserving marriage.