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Family and Marriage

Marriage and Social Outcomes

Visit the New familyfacts.org

Check out the new improved familyfacts.org. A resource for charts and information on why the family is so important to a free and civil society. Read More.

Making Federal Policy Marriage-Friendly

Current means-tested welfare programs penalize low-income recipients who choose to marry. These anti-marriage penalties should be reduced or eliminated. Read More.

The family, centered on marriage, is the building block of society. Healthy marriages and families are the foundation of thriving communities thrive and a check on government expansion. When marriages break down, communities suffer and government's role expands. Sound public policy places marriage and the family at the center, respecting and guarding the role of this permanent institution.

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Experts on Marriage and Social Outcomes