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Gay Marriage: Good for the economy

Rick Munroe

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This is your argument for anyone who is against marriage equality. Money talks, baby! :p




Same-sex weddings could create hundreds of new jobs and pump hundreds of millions of dollars into California's economy, according to a new study released Monday.


Gay couples are projected to spend $684 million on flowers, cakes, hotels, photographers and other wedding services over the next three years...The study estimates that over the next three years, gay weddings will generate $64 million in additional tax revenue for the state, and another $9 million in marriage-license fees for counties.


"This is clearly a win-win situation," said Lee Badgett, study co-author and research director at the Williams Institute. "It's good for the larger economy, there's a trickle down to state and local governments, and people get to celebrate their relationships."

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