HHS Study Author: ‘Sen. Franken Is Right’


One of the highlights from yesterday’s hearing on the Defense of Marriage Act was when Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) called out Focus on the Family’s Tom Minnery for misrepresenting a study from the Department of Health and Human Services. The study’s author, Debra L. Blackwell, confirmed to POLITICO that Franken got it right and the study did not offer any support for Minnery’s claim that opposite-sex parents are superior to same-sex parents. Watch the video of the exchange: