When findings from the World Family Map exploring links between religion and family well-being were published in The New York Times last week, a strong reaction ensued. The study found that the happiest married women in America are those who attend church regularly with their husbands and hold more traditional views about the roles of men and women. Critics reacted to the findings arguing that religious, conservative wives could only have been “brainwashed” to say they were happy.
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A group of researchers from BYU and the University of Albany recently tested the claim that immigrant students drain resources from native-born students -- but they found just the opposite to be true.
This sort of disdain of our culture’s supposed elite for those who disagree politically is helping drive another wedge into our national divide. It’s actually promoting a spiral of division that has severe consequences for our national polis. Here's how it works.
Like me, you probably have many friends who share their opinions on social media about the important issues our families face. Even so, the current spate of articles, memes and heated discussions surrounding abortion have been unprecedented even for my Facebook newsfeed. Legislators, on both sides of the debate, are preparing for the possibility of an overturning of Roe v. Wade, while others hope to trigger the process that will lead to a reconsideration of that infamous decision. The legality and criminalization of abortion in the United States, and the western world for that matter, is not so straight forward as we think.
Four years ago, the Supreme Court said LGBTQ couples could marry in every state. Did it also give them the right to adopt from any agency? That question plagues officials across the country, who must decide whether faith-based adoption agencies that refuse to serve same-sex couples should still be allowed to partner with the government to place kids in new homes. LGBTQ and religious freedom rights advocates clash over what's best for prospective parents and vulnerable children.