Over a third of single-parent families with children are poor, compared to only seven percent of married families. Read More.
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Child poverty is an ongoing national concern, but few are aware that its principal cause is the absence of married fathers in the home. Marriage remains America’s strongest anti-poverty weapon, yet it continues to decline. As husbands disappear from the home, poverty and welfare dependence will grow. To combat poverty, it is vital to strengthen and promote marriage.
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Over sixty years ago, Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman challenged the educational status quo by introducing the idea of the school voucher. Friedman argued — Read more
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