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Social Conservatives Seize On New Study About Same-Sex Parents -- But It Has Huge Flaws

02/10/2015 01:00 pm ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016
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Conservatives are excitedly promoting a new study that supposedly reveals negative outcomes for the children of same-sex parents. Like the infamously flawed Mark Regnerus study rushed out two years ago, the new study seems timed to impact the Supreme Court’s upcoming consideration of marriage equality for same-sex couples. It suffers, however, from some of the same flaws and biases as Regnerus’ study, and doesn’t actually support the argument against marriage equality that it tries to make.

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