However, McDonnell took issue with O’Malley’s suggestion that marriage equality was beneficial to children as well. “Most of the data that I’ve read that the best environment for a child to grow up to be fully capable of achieving the American dream and having the best start at life in an intact two-parent family made up of a man and a woman,” McDonnell responded.
McDonnell did not cite any specific data, but the American Psychological Association has found that “beliefs that lesbian and gay adults are not fit parents have no empirical foundation.”
Staff Reports PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon-based Nike, Inc., on Tuesday announced it had formed the Nike Equality PAC, a foundation to raise money in support of marriage equality. The political action committee launches with $280,000 donated toward the effort — a $100,000 contribution from Nike, and another $180,000 from Nike executives. “Nike has just stood up for [...]