Category Archives: Marriage & Family

Clash over Alabama same-sex marriage licenses heads to court

New research on same-sex households reveals kids do best with Mom and Dad

How cohabitation leads to divorce

Are Americans just delaying marriage–or forgoing it altogether?

Irresponsible Supreme Court denial of stay in Alabama SSM order

Clarence Thomas faults Supreme Court for refusing to stay same-sex marriage in Alabama

Bakers who declined service to same-sex couple found to violate anti-discrimination law

Marquette moves to fire tenured conservative professor for blog post

Alabama: The thirty-seventh same-sex marriage state

Falling marriage rates reveal economic fault lines

Students opposed to ideological agenda shamed in classroom

Dissenters suggest High Court may rule for same-sex marriage

The absurdity of transgenderism: A stern but necessary critique

Support family-friendly, economically-wise policies–Not transportation pork or dependency

Gordon College states its case

Polyamory activist hijacks ‘third way’ pastor’s sexuality logic

Christian activist says he asked baker for ‘God hates sin’ on cake, not ‘God hates gays’

Many heroes, so little heroism

Alabama seeks same-sex marriage delay

NC judges could decline to officiate same-sex marriage ceremonies under proposed legislation

Support of same-sex marriage comes with caveats

How to revive the American dream in blue-collar America

Sweet Cakes by Melissa discriminated against same-sex couple, Oregon hearings officer rules

The girl in the tuxedo: Two variations on sexual orientation and gender identity

Alabama AG asks U.S. Supreme Court to stay same-sex marriage ruling

Judge rules Oregon bakery discriminated against same-sex couple in wedding cake rebuke

Is Christian teaching on sexuality psychologically harmful?

Gov. Snyder: Michigan will recognize about 300 same-sex marriages

Pandora’s argument: Why justified same-sex marriage justifies anything

Alabama same-sex marriages could begin next week after court lifts stay

Bakery risks large fine for discrimination against a same-sex couple

Judge rules Oregon bakery discriminated against same-sex couple

Obama wants same-sex couples to have spousal benefits

Why are sex-shop workers teaching sex ed in a public high school?

“Conjugal Union: What Marriage Is and Why It Matters”: A review

Mennonite couple stops hosting all weddings to settle sexual orientation discrimination complaint

Wedding venue settles bias complaint by halting all wedding services

Dear Justice Kennedy: An open letter from the child of a loving gay parent

Originalism and marriage

What Americans think of same-sex marriage

Louisiana Supreme Court urged to rule in same-sex marriage

With Mormons evolving on social issues, Catholics and Baptists press on

Former transsexual says surgeons too quick to operate

Why pornography use becomes a habit

Alabama same-sex marriage developments: A second decision and defiance

Alabama Supreme Court chief justice encourages defiance on same-sex marriage ruling

Evangelical-Catholic coalition: marriage in crisis

Washington Post story on same-sex marriage in Oklahoma is long on emotion, short on religious insight

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore says he will continue to recognize Alabama Constitution’s Sanctity of Marriage Amendment

Feminism’s self-defeating about-face on porn

Public chastity, private chaos

Activists have freedom to distribute fliers on college campus, federal court rules

Alabama same-sex marriage ruling put on hold: No same-sex wedding licenses for two weeks

Fox News’ Bret Baier explains why he cancelled on Legatus

Who will argue same-sex marriage cases in high court?

Obama hopes the Supreme Court recognizes nationwide right to same-sex marriage

A couple of items defending the constitutionality of conjugal marriage laws

A fundamental right to ‘personal recreationism’?

Marriage federalism is popular

What is the divorce rate, anyway?: Around 42 percent, one scholar believes

Baker faces complaint for refusing message on cake

How should conservatives think about family leave?

Virginia, Illinois again consider bans on reparative therapy for minors

Three views on David Leonhardt’s letter about liberals and marriage

Why mercy matters

Two Kansas lawmakers push outlawing ‘revenge porn’

Obama first President to say ‘Lesbian, Transgender, Bisexual’ in SOTU speech

Sex education in America: How yesterday’s extremists shaped today’s sex ed

School district requires parental permission to join a pro-’gay’ club; ACLU reacts

How marriage makes people healthier

    The Economist: THE link between marriage and better health is well established. Less clear is whether marriage causes good health or vice versa—healthy people may simply be more likely to marry in the first place. In a recently updated paper Nezih Guner, Yuliya Kulikova and Joan Llull of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona looked at data on Americans between the ages of 20 and 64 in order to try to work out which way the causation runs. Does marriage make people healthier?


  • Posted: 01/20/2015
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  • Category: Marriage & Family
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  • Source: www.economist.com

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351 studies from 13 nations prove benefits of households with a dad, a mom, and their kids

Justices take up marriage challenges

Incest: The next frontier in ‘reproductive freedom’