Uphold ASA Code of Ethics against Mark Regnerus

Uphold ASA Code of Ethics against Mark Regnerus

    1. Scott Rose
    2. Petition by

      Scott Rose

      New York, NY

To the American Sociological Association President Dr. Cecilia Ridgeway; and

All members of the ASA's Committee on Professional Ethics, (COPE):

As you very well know, ASA member Mark Regnerus has been gay bashing with junk science, in violation of the ASA's Code of Ethics. The details of his violations of your Code of Ethics have long since been provided to your organization.

Past ASA Presidents and Committees have behaved with integrity in parallel situations. The ASA, for example, took a strong public stand against Paul Cameron. Today, Regnerus is engaged in many gay-bashing activities horrifyingly similar to those Cameron was undertaking when the ASA publicly rebuked him.

We demand that you uphold your own Code of Ethics against Mark Regnerus.

Regnerus is part of the "expert witness project" of the National Organization for Marriage, an anti-gay hate group that hosts rallies where its chosen speakers yell through megaphones that homosexuals are "worthy to death." Regnerus participates in NOM conferences where he distorts what research on gay people says, in order to stimulate his fellow religious anti-gay bigots to further gay-bashing hatred. That obviously has a negative impact on innocent gay people and on children being raised by gay people. Additionally, Regnerus's behavior in doing that violates the ASA's Code of Ethics section on Public Communications. 

The signers of this petition feel that they are exercising a moral responsibility to help stop the damage inflicted on gay people and gay-headed families by religious anti-gay bigots and their bogus junk science. 

To:
Uphold ASA Code of Ethics against Mark Regnerus

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • Ann Pasek AUBURN, WA
      • 9 days ago

      Propaganda is fine on FoxNews, but there is no place for it in the courts.

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    • William Hohman NORTHRIDGE, CA
      • about 1 month ago

      ASA member Mark Regnerus has been gay bashing with junk science, in violation of the ASA's Code of Ethics. And, it is the right thing to do.

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    • Gerard Gauthier ST. PAUL, AB, CANADA
      • about 1 month ago

      justice

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    • Robert Wilson REVELSTOKE, CANADA
      • about 1 month ago

      To utilze poor research to marginalize any group is unethical.

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    • Alan A. Katz JOHNSON CITY, NY
      • about 1 month ago

      This is important to me because a "sociologist" used his professional status and a paid-for study with predetermined outcome to spread hate and deprive Americans of their civil rights.

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