Do children raised by same-sex couples do just as well as children raised by married moms and dads?
U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker overturned California's Proposition 8 in part on those grounds. The scientific evidence is so strong, he ruled, that only an irrational human being could imagine the ideal for a child was a mom and dad.
This week a big hole was punched in Walker's storyline by a new study in the peer-review publication Social Science Journal.
Using a new, nationally representative survey of young adults ages 18 to 29, professor Mark Regnerus of the University of Texas at Austin compared how...