Law: Abolishing Reno

"Married in Greenwich, divorced at Reno," has been a commonplace in the last few years. Some people have used it as a text in attacking the institution of marriage. Others, less radical, have used it as a criticism of the inequality of our marriage and divorce laws. It is ridiculous that people should find it legal to do in one part of a country what is illegal in another part—as if morality were determined by state boundaries.

This, like many other criticisms of our laws, rises because when our Constitution was drawn the United...

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