Scientific debate over same-sex parenting is over.

In 2013, Justice Antonin Scalia declared that “there’s considerable disagreement among sociologists as to” the consequences of same-sex parenting. It was untrue then. And it is definitely untrue now.

This month, the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics published a new study comparing the children of same-sex parents with the children of opposite-sex parents. Unlike Mark Regnerus’ now-debunked study—which focused on the children of divorced parents—the new research examines intact families, both same-sex and opposite-sex. Its authors found “no differences” in children’s health, no matter the sexual orientation of their parents.

Source: Slate

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