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Walter R. Schumm


Scholarly “consensus” isn’t always valid
26 Mar 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: academic freedom, same-sex marriage, same-sex parenting
Judges who cite academic journals in support of same-sex parenting should be alert to bias.


Unpacking the slogans
8 Aug 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: same-sex marriage, same-sex parenting, sociology
Boosters of same-sex parenting rely heavily on sociologists’ surveys. But do these really prove their case?


Not so fast!
8 Jun 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: same-sex parenting, statistics
A one-page report on the success of same-sex parenting was reported around the world this week. How reliable is it?


A controversial gay parenting study revisited
13 Nov 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Mark Regnerus, New Family Structures Study
… and found to have much in common with less controversial gay parenting studies.


On our best behaviour
27 Jul 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: morality, society
You don’t need religion to work out what a good moral decision would be. A proposed scheme.


Does it really make no difference if your parents are straight or gay?
15 Jun 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Mark Regnerus, New Family Structures Study, same-sex marriage, same-sex parenting
New data from a well-designed study suggest that it does, and it's not good news for the kids of same-sex couples.


Flawed evidence about gay marriage
6 Aug 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: homosexuality, Proposition 8, same-sex marriage
The evidence shows that gay marriage is equal to or better than traditional marriage, according to a Federal Court judge. But what sort of evidence?


The other story about same-sex parenting
29 Jun 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: research, same-sex parenting
Research showing the risks of lesbian and gay parenting is ignored in the race to make a political case.


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