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Are Gay Parents Worse Parents?

Persnickety19 Wrote: Jun 15, 2012 11:05 AM
Coming apart at the seams - you're right. And I keep saying I'm gonna start a handbasket-weaving business and make a fortune. Because the world's going to hell in one, and we're running out of handbaskets!

As the nation debates whether to institutionalize same-sex marriage, social scientists have been weighing in -- often with a heavy hand. As Mark Regnerus, author of a new study examining outcomes for children in a variety of home environments, notes social science regarding gay and lesbian parenting has swung from "presents challenges," to "no difference" to "superior" in the space of one decade. The American Psychological Association declared flatly in 2005 that, "Not a single study has found children of lesbian or gay parents to be disadvantaged in any significant respect relative to children of heterosexual parents." That prompted skepticism from...