Hang in There for a Happy Marriage
By Micah Clark   |   03.16.17
The Marriage Foundation out of England recently published a report studying unhappily married adults.   Specifically they looked at 10,000 young marrieds who had newborn babies in 2000 or 2001.   They studied a segment of these new parents based upon the...
Poverty Isn’t the<br>Chief Cause of Crime
Written by Heather Mac Donald I have been talking about the criminal-justice system at colleges recently and encountering the inevitable claim from students (picked up from their professors) that poverty causes crime. This video throws that exculpatory narrative into doubt....
Scary Mommy and Selfish Daddy
By Laurie Higgins   |   03.11.17
The parenting blogger "Scary Mommy" and her husband—who have three young children—are divorcing. The proximate cause of their divorce is his homoerotic desire. The ultimate cause is rebellion against God. Scary Mommy, Jill Smokler, and her husband Jeff have been married for 17 years. In a recent interview Jeff describes his love for Jill...
Social Justice Syndrome
If you were to come across someone who cried in the streets, who saw the world in terms of black and white and made death threats against strangers, who cowered in a special room and made public displays of naked self-harm and blood letting, you might conclude that they were suffering from a personality disorder.
Femosquitoes and “A Day Without a Woman”
By Laurie Higgins   |   03.09.17
I was hoping to ignore yesterday’s political protest called “A Day Without a Woman,” which coincided with International Women’s Day. I hoped to ignore it because the women involved are so annoying. But as when an annoying bloodsucking, disease-spreading mosquito lands on me, I feel an insuperable desire to slap them—I mean metaphorically, of course, with my virtual pen. I would never actually slap a femosquito.
Study Finds Cohabiting Parents Twice as Likely to Split as Married Parents
Children born to unmarried, cohabiting parents—both in the United States and across Europe—are nearly twice as likely to see their parents split up, compared to children born to married parents.
Why It’s Terrible News That Millennials Are Having Less Sex
Imagine that you’re the commissioner of the NFL and a certain Dallas-based football team has been bringing shame upon the league with a litany of domestic abuse and DUI arrests. One day, an underling bursts into your office.
Feds Are Simply Out-of-Touch
By David E. Smith   |   01.11.17
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently claimed in a press release that the cost of raising a child from birth through age 17 is $233,610, or almost $14,000 annually. As the father of seven children, let me say that...
Truth Wins at Arkansas Supreme Court Regarding Parentage on Birth Certificates
By Peter S. Sprigg   |   12.14.16
In June of 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges that same-sex couples could not be denied marriage licenses by states. However, on December 8, 2016, the Arkansas Supreme Court correctly ruled that the Obergefell decision should...
AFA Identifies the Combatants in the ‘War on Christmas’
By John Biver   |   12.10.16
Last month a Woolworth store in Germany made headlines in the UK and in the U.S. for proclaiming itself to be a “Muslim” store, and therefore it would no longer carry Christmas items. There’s more to the story – as...
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