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Think of the kids: why marriage equality opponents are wrong on parenting

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Multiple studies show children with LGBTI parents are no worse off than those with heterosexual parents, leaving opponents of same-sex marriage on shaky ground People opposed to marriage equality have made a few arguments for why it shouldn’t be legalised, including one that doesn’t stack up: that children with same-sex parents are worse off than kids with heterosexual parents. Sky News presenter Caroline Marcus had this to say in a column: “Decades of scientific research confirm, on average, children have the best outcomes when raised by their married biological mother and father, a point made by 374 members including six past state presidents of peak medical body, the Australian Medical Association (AMA).” Related: Christine Forster demolishes Abbott's 'simplistic' case against marriage equality Continue reading...