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On Top Magazine: At DOMA Hearing, Al Franken Disputes Tom Minnery’s Claims Against Gay Families

Minnesota Senator Al Franken on Wednesday disputed Focus on the Family official Tom Minnery’s testimony in support of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

In his testimony at the first-ever Senate hearing on repeal of the law that bans federal agencies from recognizing the legal marriages of gay and lesbian couples, Minnery, the head of the group’s political arm, CitizenLink, stated that children fare better in a household headed by a married father and mother.

Minnery cited a 2010 Department of Health and Human Services study to support his conclusion.

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