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Why backing same-sex marriage is good for children

Adapted from the MD Mama blog on Boston.com

Having married parents is good for children. That’s why the American Academy of Pediatrics thinks that same-sex couples should be able to marry. In a statement just issued, that’s exactly what they said. It’s going to put the AAP in the middle of controversy — but it was the right thing to do for children.

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