Conservatives prevail to hold back the tide on same-sex marriage. Opponents of same-sex marriage often argue that children raised in same-sex households perform worse on a variety of life outcome measures when compared to those raised in a heterosexual household. This does not imply repudiating their own committed unions, nor where the exigencies of life require it, raising children. Of further concern is research finding that in comparison to lesbian, gay and bisexual respondents living in areas where gay marriage was allowed, living in areas where it was banned was associated with significantly higher rates of: Community Community standards Republishing guidelines Friends of The Conversation Research and Expert Database Analytics Events Our feeds Donate Company Who we are Our charter Our team Our blog Partners and funders Resource for media Contact us Stay informed and subscribe to our free daily newsletter and get the latest analysis and commentary directly in your inbox. Premise 1' does not save the argument.
A homosexual union is not of the same species as a heterosexual union.
Why the Argument for Same-Sex Marriage is Not Sound
Canberra has asked for a national postal vote on marriage reform - could a sample survey be a better option? Regardless of which side of the fence you fall on, the more robust, rigorous and reliable information that is publicly available, the better. Although it would be irresponsible to suggest the research is unanimous, the majority is either noncommittal unclear conclusions or demonstrates the benefits of same-sex marriage. On the other hand, if any of the premises are false, then the conclusion is false, though the argument is still valid since the form of the argument is valid. A homosexual union is not of the same species as a heterosexual union.