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Director of the Marriage Law Project
Catholic University of America's Marriage Law Project

Executive Director of the Marriage Law Project
Catholic University of America's Marriage Law Project

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Catholic University of America's Marriage Law

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Vals Newsletter April 2002

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A wonderful quote attributed by Joseph Campbell to Nietzsche goes: “Be careful lest in casting out the devils you cast out the best thing that is in you.” (Campbell, J., and Moyers, Bill.

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Bill Duncan, director of Catholic University of America's Marriage Law Project in Washington, D.C., said the issue of gender will come up again because cases are popping up across the nation.
"We have a mission to reaffirm the legal definition of marriage as a man and a woman," Duncan said.


Christie Lee Home Page

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Given that, says Bill Duncan, director of the Marriage Law Project at Catholic University in Washington, it does beg the question of what is a woman and what is a man.


Gay parents gather for conference, support adoption

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Bill Duncan is executive director of the Marriage Law Project at Catholic University in Washington D.C., an advocacy group that works to define marriage as a union between a man and a woman only.Last year the Marriage Law Project published its own examination of 20 years' worth of research on gay parenting.The Academy of Pediatrics based its findings on the same research.Duncan said the Marriage Project found the research to be flawed.Among other problems, he said, the samples were too small.

"We don't really know what effect being raised by same-sex couples is going to have on kids in the long run," Duncan said."We have to navigate this with a lot of caution."
He said he feared that courts and legislatures would look to the academy for guidance on the topic.He did say that while it's preferable for a child to be raised by a mother and father, there are some instances where same-sex parenting might be appropriate.
What makes family?
Those who are afraid that second-parent adoptions will erode the social structure should look at history, said one prominent historian.


Kansas City Star

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Bill Duncan, director of Catholic University of America's Marriage LawProject in Washington, D.C., said the issue of gender will come up againbecause cases are popping up across the nation."We have a mission to reaffirm the legal definition of marriage as aman and a woman," Duncan said."But we haven't thought that much about whatmakes a man a man and a woman a woman."


Independent Gay Forum

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On the other side, as quoted in the Kansas City Star, Bill Duncan of the Catholic University of America's Marriage Law Project declares, "We have a mission to reaffirm the legal definition of marriage as a man and a woman," noting, "but we haven't thought that much about what makes a man a man and a woman a woman."

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