Bristol Palin says children do better with a mother and father.


The daughter of 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin made the comment on the religious website She was responding to President Barack Obama's endorsement of same-sex marriage.

Palin quickly drew fire from critics who note she was an unwed mother at age 17.

"Jersey Shore" star Jenni "JWOWW" Farley tweeted, "Bristol should keep her uneducated ignorant mouth shut. If Ur living in the past u wouldn't have a kid w/out marriage (hash)hypocrite. It's 2012!"

Obama said his position evolved after discussions with his wife and daughters. He told ABC News his daughters would never imagine "that somehow their friends' parents would be treated differently."

Palin is filming "Bristol Palin: Life's a Tripp" for Lifetime. Tripp is the name of her 3-year-old son.

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