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Fairness is Tax Policy as Solution to Marriage Law Challenges?

March 24th, 2013

No need to redefine marriage to fix policy problems By William W. Beach and Ryan T. Anderson The Witherspoon Institute Published: Sunday, March 17 2013 12:00 a.m. MDT People in a crowd hold signs during a rally in support of marriage between a man and a woman as the only domestic legal union, on Halifax

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“Wayward Sons” – Implications for Policy Change: A Look at How Men are Damaged by the Current Trends of Single Parenthood

March 24th, 2013

Today’s (March 23, 2013) edition of the Deseret News has an editorial commenting on the “Wayward Sons” research project, which explores the changing demographic of lost economic parity between men and some of the results as well as causes.  You can read the published research paper here: http://content.thirdway.org/publications/662/Third_Way_Report_-_NEXT_Wayward_Sons-The_Emerging_Gender_Gap_in_Labor_Markets_and_Education.pdf , or the editorial synopsis below: In our opinion: Keeping

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Another Way to Shore up Marriage – Good Fathering

March 21st, 2013

This article is interesting, especially the end point that the actual amount of help is less important than the perception : BYU, USU study says marriage thrives on shared chores, strong dad-child bond By Lois M. Collins , Deseret News Published: Wednesday, March 20 2013 6:55 p.m. MDT Todd and Natalie Hollingshead doing dishes together.

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Why Not Marry?

March 21st, 2013

Last night I visited with yet another cute young couple who are expecting a baby, but haven’t married, although they are living together.  In truth, I am baffled, and the same puzzlement I feel shows up in researchers studying marriage.  Note the subtitle of the following article – it really says all that needs to be said.

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It’s the Little Things…

March 5th, 2013

Part of the glue that can hold a marriage together is getting beyond fairness or the idea of a 50/50 relationship to one of mutual giving; of little kindnesses, and little thoughtful acts.  It’s showing civility, compassion, and courtesy: Research: Selfless acts for spouse essential part of healthy love Compiled by Lois M. Collins , Deseret News

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