Children first, marriage next. Brangelina are taking a risk

Sep 2, 2014 by

by Harry Benson, Conservative Woman: So the really hot story of the summer was the ‘secret’ wedding of Brad and Angelina, a couple so famous that we not only know them by their first names but also by their combined nickname ‘Brangelina’. Sad to admit, I’ve never met them and I don’t know anyone who has. However ‘Brangelina’ and ‘Karry’ (Kate and Harry) do in fact share some important personal characteristics in common with us  (my...

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Why I think we’ll win

Aug 28, 2014 by

by Brian Brown, NOM: Although it has been a mild summer, things are heating up in the fight to defend marriage. In just a few months, we will be facing a potential turning point in the political arena, as NOM will be working with many other groups to retake the United States Senate and hold politicians accountable to you, the voters, for their policy positions related to the institution of marriage. And a few short months after that, NOM will be leading the charge to make a national statement...

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Married parents vs cohabiting parents

Aug 20, 2014 by

By Nicole M King, Family Edge: The News Story – More unmarried moms are living with partners  A new study by the National Center for Health Statistics reveals “a baby frenzy happening among unmarried couples who live together.” According to the report, 58% of all unmarried births now occur to cohabiting couples, compared to 41% in 2002.  Reports NBC, “Although some studies show that living together may be less stable than traditional marriage, the new report shows that...

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Divorce Shocker: Most Marriages Do Make It

Aug 19, 2014 by

By Paul Strand, CBN News: ATLANTA — Most people believe only half of U.S. marriages make it. But a leading researcher is announcing the true divorce rate is much lower and always has been. Shaunti Feldhahn received her research training at Harvard. She and her husband Jeff help people with their marriages and relationships through best-selling books like, For Women Only and For Men Only. This Atlanta-based couple often quoted in their writings and at conferences what they thought was...

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No Offense Taken

Aug 18, 2014 by

What Is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense by Sherif Girgis, Ryan T. Anderson, and Robert P. George reviewed byDouglas Farrow, Touchstone. Same-sex marriage is at once a very stupid idea, as this book makes clear, and a very wicked one, which it does not. Whether the deliberate omission is to the book’s credit is a question to which we will return. It suffices for now to observe thatWhat Is Marriage?(which doesn’t, as I recall, deploy the word stupid) represents a model...

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Marriage must be at the centre of Tory policy

Aug 18, 2014 by

By Jeremy Lefroy and Fiona Bruce, Telegraph: On Monday, David Cameron will make one of his most important speeches of the year. It is not about the tragic events in the Middle East or our fast-recovering economy, or even about Europe. It is about family breakdown. The scale of this problem is enormous. As the Government’s troubled families programme has confirmed, the cost to the taxpayer of this crisis is probably in the region of £50 billion a year, or £2,000 per household. Beyond that...

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