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Pam Bondi also writes: 'Promotion of family continuity and stability is a legitimate state interest'

From a Tampa Bay Times report about the Pam Bondi gay-marriage filing:

Lost in the uproar was another statement, buried deeper in the response, that sounded more potentially inflammatory. In a section on marriage's historical definition, Bondi seemed to argue that unions between men and women produce more favorable environments for children.

"The promotion of family continuity and stability is a legitimate state interest," she wrote. "Florida's marriage laws, then, have a close, direct, and rational relationship to society's legitimate interest in increasing the likelihood that children will be born to and raised by the mothers and fathers who produced them in stable and enduring family units."

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