During debate over a bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act — which defines marriage as between a man and a woman — Senator Al Franken lambasted Focus on the Family right-winger Thomas Minnery, pointing to inaccuracies in his written testimony alleging the dangers of gay marriage. In commanding fashion, Franken called out the witness for his deceptive misreading of a Department of Health study, which Minnery used to back up his assertion that straight couples make better parents than gay ones. Turns out, the study says no such thing.
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