Following Times article, some commenters give up citizenship

Some Americans choose to give up their citizenship in order for their foreign, same-sex spouse to gain sponsorship in other countries.
Gay couples face increased long-term costs some choose to denounce citizenship to avoid, among other thigns. (Courtesy of Laura Pedrick for the New York Times)

A New York Times article publisher earlier this year documented the increased costs of living in America for gay couples. Reader feedback suggests some Americans renounce their citizenship, preferring, instead, to move to countries recognizing same-sex marriage.

The new blog entry analyzing reader comments on the above article suggests couples find an easier time gaining sponsorship for a spouse to enter the country of such places as Canada, as opposed to the United States, do to those other countries recognizing same-sex marriages.

For the blog entry, click here.

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