Social scientists who present evidence that the behaviors of sexual liberation are not harmful—in same-sex parenting research, this is couched as “no differences” from heterosexual parents in child well-being—do not merely claim that their conclusions are strong while contrary findings are weak. Instead, they claim that their conclusions are the only permissible ones, while contrary findings are necessarily unscientific. In their minds, contrary evidence either does not exist, or it must reflect pseudo-scientific bias.
In his meticulously researched new book, Same-Sex Parenting Research: A Critical Assessment, Walter Schumm, Professor of Family Studies at Kansas State University, turns this scenario on its head.
Almost none of the studies claiming to find “no differences” actually does so. Most violate or ignore basic requirements of scientific evidence.
Many of the politically correct studies that report “no differences” actually do find differences. These are often buried deep in their data tables or technical analysis.
Read the full review on Crisis Magazine.
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