Social science struggles for data on effects of same-sex parenting on children

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Benjamin Siegel, School of Medicine

Amid the legal arguments at Tuesday’s Supreme Court hearing on same-sex marriage, there loomed a social science question: How well do children turn out when they are raised by gay parents?…

Expert quote:

“I can tell you we’re never going to get the perfect science, but what you have right now is good-enough science. The data we have right now are good enough to know what’s good for kids.”

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