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Studies on Children of Gay Couples Spark Controversy

The best interest of children is at the center of the debate over gay marriage. Some scientific studies show no developmental differences between children raised by heterosexual and homosexual parents. But critics charge these studies are conducted to support the legitimacy of same-sex marriage. NPR's Joseph Shapiro reports.

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Joseph Shapiro is a NPR News Investigations correspondent.

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