Marriage and Children Go Together
 
Marriage and Children Go Together
Written By David E. Smith   |   11.16.09

Leah Ward Sears, former Chief Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court wrote an opinion piece for CNN recently entitled “Stay Married if You Want Kids.”

Justice Sears notes the number of cases that came before her as a judge that were related to family breakdown. She witnessed on a daily basis the tremendous toll on society caused by indifference to marriage and rising out-of-wedlock births. Her recommendations for addressing this problem include stopping the “glorification” of single parenthood, respecting the role of men as husbands and fathers, revisiting state no-fault divorce laws, and offering children a reality check regarding the demands of raising a child.

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David  E. Smith
Dave Smith is the executive director of Illinois Family Institute (501c3) and Illinois Family Action (501c4). David has 25-plus-years of experience in public policy and grass-roots activism that includes countless...
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