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Moving to Opportunity: What Happens When You Move Poor Kids to Rich Neighborhoods?

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An interesting program called the Moving to Opportunity Experiment explored what happens when you move poor families in impoverished neighborhoods to more affluent neighborhoods. A little more than twenty years later, Harvard analysts looked in on the children of the MTO

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Lawyer: Same-Sex Couples Have "Right to Reproduce"

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Homosexual couples might have a right to reproduce about as much as they have a right to grow wings and fly to the moon. Someone needs to inform this attorney that homosexual couples, despite their presumed “rights,” cannot reproduce. They

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Ending the Vicious Child Support Cycle

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Many commentators have noted the police brutality angle of the Walter Scott shooting, but fewer have mentioned the reason that Walter Scott ran from the police in the first place. He was avoiding child support. Walter Scott had already been

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Time for Gun Control? 3-Year-Old Shoots and Kills 1-Year-Old

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No, it is not time for gun control. It is time for parents to take control of their own lives and protect their children. This Cleveland, Ohio tragedy where a three-year-old shot a one-year-old in the face is renewing calls

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EPA Wants to Ban Baths for Kids

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It’s all a part of an effort by the EPA to teach kids to conserve water. So, no more baths for kids. They’ve got to teach them while they’re young.  Breitbart reported: As part of its effort to help save

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Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) Protects Wife Abusers?

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A new act in the Georgia legislature, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), was designed to protect the right of religious people to exercise their beliefs without molestation from the government. But some critics are condemning the act, saying its

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Only 17% of Black Teens Live with Parents

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The nuclear family has been in the midst of a core meltdown for sixty years. And it doesn’t look like it’s getting better. Just 17% of black teens (15–17) live with their parents. The number is higher for white teens,

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Child Protective Services Attacking Parents for Letting Kids Walk Home

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When you were a kid, would anyone have thought that your parents were neglecting you by “letting” you walk home from school? My guess is, that that’s just the way it was. Everyone walked. You felt safe and didn’t even

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The Lost Generation in a Brave New World

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“But old clothes are beastly,” continued the untiring whisper. “We always throw away old clothes. Ending is better than mending, ending is better than mending, ending is better …” Children in Brave New World were hypno-trained with messages of endless

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Saving Thanksgiving

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I’ve noted something recently about Thanksgiving in particular and American gratitude in general. Our gratitude is generally accompanied by a spirit of resignation or complacency. I read posts and hear comments all the time to this effect: “Sure, America is

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Ex-Wife of Oil Baron Harold Hamm Rejects $1 Billion Divorce Settlement

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Sue Ann Hamm, now ex-wife of oil tycoon Harold Hamm, has been awarded about one billion dollars in a recent divorce settlement. And she is appealing the award “on grounds that it grossly undervalues the marital wealth she is entitled

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Obama Looks Down on Stay-at-Home Moms

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In a video clip puzzling both for its transparency and its open attack on the traditional family structure, Barack Obama said “we” (whoever that is) don’t want any Americans to make the choice to be stay-at-home parents: And sometimes, someone,

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