May 5, 2007
"In France, for instance, I'm told that marriage is now frequently contracted in seven-year terms where either party may move on when their term is up. How shallow and how different from the Europe of the past."
Romney, at a commencement address at Regents University. In fact, neither marriages nor civil unions in France have any set end date. Oddly enough, seven-year marriage contracts are a plot point in the Memories of Earth science fiction series by Mormon author Orson Scott Card.
Ana Marie Cox