John McCain things so. Matthew DeLong says no, that "according to to the American Psychological Assn., research shows "that children of gay or lesbian parents are just as mentally healthy as children with heterosexual parents," and there may even be some positive effects. Also, the sexual orientation of parents has no impact on that of their children." But the facts are a small price to pay for the sake of discriminating against gay and lesbian couples.
Matthew Yglesias is a former writer and editor at The Atlantic.