Religion and Support for Adoption by Same-Sex Couples

  title={Religion and Support for Adoption by Same-Sex Couples},
  author={Andrew L. Whitehead and Samuel L. Perry},
  journal={Journal of Family Issues},
  pages={789 - 813}
This article examines the relative impact of religious factors on Americans’ attitudes toward adoption by same-sex couples. Drawing upon national survey data, we fit logistic regression models and compute standardized logistic regression coefficients to estimate the relative net effects of religious tradition, practices, and beliefs about the Bible on support for same-sex adoption. Findings reveal that religious factors are among the strongest predictors of opposition to same-sex adoption, but… Expand

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