Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Federal same-sex marriage ruling improved life satisfaction for individuals, study shows

(University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) Human Development and Family Studies researchers at the University of Illinois intially wanted to understand how variation in state-level legislation and local community climate regarding same-sex marriage impacts the well-being and life satisfaction of same-sex couples across the US. When the US Supreme Court announced they would be ruling on same-sex marriage in 2015, the researchers expanded their project so they could evaluate the impact of the Obergefell vs. Hodges decision.