As a matter of public policy -- not morality -- does it seem beneficial to give official recognition and social benefits to relationships that are vastly more likely to fail than are heterosexual marriages (which already fail all-too-frequently)?

A new study of same-sex marriages and divorces in Sweden finds that married male couples were 50 percent more likely to divorce than married heterosexual couples; and lesbian couples were 167 percent more likely to divorce, compared with heterosexual couples over a similar period of time.

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