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Census Bureau will recognize same-sex 'families'

Catholic World News - May 28, 2014

The US Census Bureau has announced that it will categorize same-sex couples as “families.”

The Census Bureau said that the change in policy was warranted by the shift in American public opinion. Same-sex couples has previously been categorized as unmarried.

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  • Posted by: jg23753479 - May. 29, 2014 7:09 AM ET USA

    Warranted by a shift in public opinion or warranted by a shift in morality at the White House? I think we all know what is the real reason for this decision to weaken the English language and enthrone sin in law (that's what it really afoot here).

  • Posted by: Savonarola - May. 28, 2014 8:45 PM ET USA

    The overreaching federal government is now defining "family" and "marriage" for us????

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