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Researcher accused of fraud in gay marriage study responds to critics
Researcher accused of fraud in gay marriage study responds to critics

Michael LaCour, the UCLA political scientist accused of falsifying results in a highly publicized same-sex marriage study, lashed back at his critics late Friday by issuing a 23-page response that also included apologies for "misrepresenting survey incentives and funding." LaCour has been at the center of an academic firestorm since May 19, when a team of researchers published information online that raised serious questions about the validity of a study he co-wrote in the journal Science last December. In his response, which was emailed to the Los Angeles Times on Friday, LaCour called his critics' behavior "unethical" and said he was unable to provide...

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