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The Briefing 01-09-14

1. Utah at the center of marriage battle as polygamy becomes “the next frontier”

Polygamy as Lifestyle Choice, and a Reality TV Brand, New York Times (John Schwartz)

Thanks to the ‘Sister Wives’ lawsuit and the end of morality laws, Washington Post (Jonathan Turley)

2. Major cultural shift from parents getting married to parents cohabitating

More couples who become parents are living together but not marrying, data shows, Washington Post (Hope Yen)

3. Teenagers distort research on gay youth

Do ‘jokesters’ distort research on gay youth?, Los Angeles Times (Emily Alpert Reyes)