From M/C Journal, a special issue on marriage. Matthew B. O'Brien (Villanova): Why Liberal Neutrality Prohibits Same-Sex Marriage: Rawls, Political Liberalism, and the Family. Nan D. Hunter (Georgetown): The Future Impact of Same-Sex Marriage: More Questions than Answers. Max D. Siegel (George Mason): The Future of Family. Thirteen Theses on Marriage: Nine scholars and writers respond to pointed propositions about sex, gender, and marriage. But why do they leave? Two decades after Fortune et infortune de la femme mariee, Francois de Singly returns to his first love and continues his exploration of female destiny within marriage. Getting the government out of the marriage business sounds like a good idea, until we consider the dangers to women and girls. Jennifer Merchant reviews Between a Man and a Woman: Why Conservatives Oppose Same-Sex Marriage by Ludger H. Viefhues-Bailey. Tom S. Clark and Benjamin E. Lauderdale on the dimensions of law and the same-sex marriage cases. David Cole reviews From the Closet to the Altar: Courts, Backlash, and the Struggle for Same-Sex Marriage by Michael J. Klarman. Approved in 2048, the abolition of marriage turned upside down not only the sexual organization of society but also the idea of lineage.

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