Future hangs on making it harder to get divorce

Emily Schatz, Asbury Park Press, 4/14/2013

Family scholars at the National Marriage Project and the Institute for American Values highlight a large-scale "exodus from marriage" among young Americans with high school but no college education: a staggering 44 percent of their children are being born outside marriage. Because having married biological parents remains the single best predictor of children's well-being and success, the authors of the latest "State of Our Unions" report ask policymakers to act to revive working-class marriage.

Subjects: Marriage, Divorce


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