I was appalled to find out that the federal government is founding an ad campaign to promote marriage. What a waste of $5 million! Almost all the claims of marriage promoters are based on faulty research: There is no evidence that marriage makes people healthier or happier, though thanks to the 1,138 rights and privileges, married folks do tend to be wealthier. Thus, the ad campaign is not based on sound evidence but is perpetuating myths that are based in religion and ideology.
Please prevent such wasteful spending in the future by voting against funding any marriage promotion ad campaigns.
Thanks to Bella DePaulo, I learned that the federal government is funding an ad campaign to promote marriage because it makes people healthier, happier, and wealthier. Or so they claim. Read how DePaulo takes those claims apart. They’re myths. And then contact your Congressperson and send them something like this: