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Anti-gay legal briefs ‘mischaracterized’ parenting study

Attorneys who submitted anti-gay briefs to the Supreme Court in favor of Proposition 8 and DOMA are continuing the mischaracterization of a 2002 study on child development to suggest same-sex parents are less fit than opposite-sex parents, according to the non-profit that produced the study.

The Washington Blade
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January 25, 2013
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Supreme Court-Appointed Lawyer Argues DOMA Case Cannot Be Heard

The Supreme Court does not have the jurisdiction to hear the challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act that it accepted in December 2012 and the House Republicans who are defending the law do not have constitutional authority to be there, a Harvard Law School professor appointed by the Supreme Court to present those positions argued Thursday evening.

BuzzFeed Politics
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January 25, 2013
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