The legal case that could radically change marriage in Britain

Sep 4, 2017 by

from Coalition for Marriage: Dear marriage supporter, On their wedding day couples promise ‘till death us do part’. But pressure is growing to allow quick ‘no fault’ divorces, which would completely undermine marriage as a lifelong covenant. Last month permission was granted for an appeal to the...

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The Children of Divorce Speak Out

Jul 18, 2017 by

by Rachel Lu, Crisis Magazine: “As a kid I was always sad and always trying to keep everyone else happy. I felt like I had to be one person when I was with my dad and another when I was with my mom.” So says an anonymous child of divorce, describing how her parents’ divorce impacted her childhood....

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Reality Check: Are we living happily ever after?

Jul 17, 2017 by

from BBC News: Fewer people are getting divorced in England and Wales, figures released in June show. Is this a cause for celebration? Reality Check asks whether we are becoming a nation of couples living happily ever after. In 2015, the most recent year we have figures for, 101,055 opposite sex...

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Divorce rate drops to its lowest in over 40 years as first gay marriage split figures emerge

Jun 22, 2017 by

from Mailonline: There were 22 same sex divorces in 2015 in the year after gay marriage first became legal, new statistics show. In comparison there were 101,055 divorces of opposite sex couples in 2015, a decrease of 9.1 per cent compared with 2014 and a decline of 34 per cent from a recent peak...

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Why the New York Times Now Favors Adultery

May 19, 2017 by

by Austin Ruse, Crisis Magazine: The Gallup polling people have issued a new report on the views Americans hold on what used to be called the moral issues. The results are totally expected and still disappointing. We love our contraception. A whopping 91 percent find it morally acceptable. Divorce...

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Divorce is not a pick-and-mix affair

Mar 29, 2017 by

by Andrew Tettenborn, TCW: The basics of English divorce law are crudely these: separate for five years and the decree comes by rubber stamp (two years if the other party consents), or you can get an earlier order by proving misconduct. The result of a case in the Court of Appeal last week...

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