At last married couples get a tax break – will the PM be boasting?

Jan 31, 2015 by

By Fraser Nelson, Telegraph: Although he has only done it once, David Cameron is famously keen on marriage. When he became Prime Minister, he stood on the steps of Downing Street and declared that his Government would be unashamedly pro-family. He knew that British politicians tend to shy away from the subject but he intended to be different: as he put it, family was at the centre of his life and at the heart of his politics. He would tell his aides that he’d be the most pro-marriage Tory...

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Is the Next Roe v. Wade Coming? Supreme Court to Hear Marriage Case

Jan 19, 2015 by

By Ryan T Anderson, The Daily Signal: Today the Supreme Court of the United States announced that it would rule on the constitutional status of state marriage laws. It granted certiorari and consolidated four cases coming out of Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and Tennessee. The Supreme Court should uphold these laws and respect the constitutional authority of citizens and their elected officials to make marriage policy. Millions of citizens in these four states went to the polls and voted about the...

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U.S. Supreme Court will rule on gay ‘marriage’ issue

Jan 17, 2015 by

By Ben Johnson, LifeSite: After more than a decade of legal wrangling and a burst of judicial activism that overturned the will of the voters in dozens of states, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Friday to rule on whether same-sex “marriage” is an unalienable constitutional right. Justices announced Friday that they had consolidated four cases from the states of Ohio, Tennessee, Michigan, and Kentucky, scheduling two hearings for April. According to the Court’s document, the first...

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Labour’s cunning plan. Wreck the family then give the wimmin a bailout

Jan 13, 2015 by

By Laura Perrins, Conservative Woman: Ladies, do you know how powerful you are? Polly Toynbee of The Guardian tells me I am dripping with so much power that I should hold a crown and sceptre. It is true. The nerds have crunched the numbers and we are told “women hold the balance of power – if they vote”. On this basis, “Harriet Harman is constructing an entire women’s campaign, wrapped within Labour’s platform” to appeal to wimmin voters. Gosh, I can hardly wait. Polly tells us, “polls...

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Kids of Single Parents More Likely to Witness Domestic Violence

Jan 12, 2015 by

From Institute for Family Studies: Many studies have found that young people raised in single-parent families show more achievement and behavior problems than those who grow up with both their biological parents. Family sociologists often attribute these developmental problems to the meager financial resources that single parents command, and the less adequate supervision they can exercise over their offspring. But research has also shown that childhood disturbances are linked to conflict...

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Senior judge says married couples who stay married should get a tax break

Jan 10, 2015 by

By Steve Doughty, Mailonline: Married couples should get ‘milestone’ tax breaks which would mean that the longer they stay together the less tax they pay, a senior judge suggested yesterday. Sir Paul Coleridge said the allowances would reward families that remain stable and encourage couples facing a break-up to try to stick it out. The system would also mean that couples who split up – often at high cost to the taxpayer – would be penalised.   Family breakdown was recently estimated by...

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