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Opinion: David Jones is wrong on same sex parenting

It’s been a long time since something riled me so much I headed straight for the keyboard but the news of the comments made by Welsh Secretary David Jones regarding same sex couples bringing up children  did it. For anyone who missed it, t he said :

 I regard marriage as an institution that has developed over many centuries, essentially for the provision of a warm and safe environment for the upbringing of children, which is clearly something that two same-sex partners can’t do.

 He has now claimed that he was quoted out of context given that elsewhere he lauded civil partnerships …

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  • User AvatarPsi 31st Jan - 11:45pm
    Steve Well that is impressive in an 860 work comment you simply managed to misrepresent others. Well done. Lets start with whether I am Joe...
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    I am currently in Australia where Adam Hills comes from (tenuous connection with subject of comment now established). Yesterday there was a general election for...
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    Oh, and Alex Sabine - yes, pretty much agree.
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