Marriage licenses are way up since marriage equality passed:

Based on the early numbers, the District is on target to issue four times as many marriage licenses this year as they did in 2009.

Oy, the awful impact of rising marriage rates in an urban center. What a dreadful influence on the urban poor. Adam Serwer highlights the obvious conservative contradiction. If this is "insidious and dangerous" as the Pope now insists (but obviously not as insidious and dangerous as employing and protecting child-rapists), I'm a heterosexual.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to