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alphonsus's Avatar Jump to comment 57 by alphonsus

“These reforms are part of a wider commitment to support the growing trend in society for both mothers and fathers to be involved in the upbringing of their children from the outset. The driver behind this is that children generally do better if both their parents are involved in their lives, irrespective of whether the parents live together.”

That quotation is not, as it may appear at first sight, from a statement on family values by the Church of England. In fact it is from the government’s consultation document entitled “Co-operative Parenting Following Family Separation: Proposed Legislation on the Involvement of Both Parents in a Child's Life” which was launched today. You can find it on http://www.education.gov.uk/consultations. Does anyone have any views on how the sentiments expressed there accord with the same government’s determination to allow same-sex marriage and adoption by same-sex couples?

Wed, 13 Jun 2012 22:33:20 UTC | #947257