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The Best Argument for Marriage Iíve Ever Heard
Encourage & Teach Ė Catholic Diocese of Arlington ^ | February 4, 2014 | Natalie Plumb

Posted on 02/17/2014 10:37:51 AM PST by Twotone

Testifying before the Indiana House Judiciary Committee on Jan. 13, Ryan T. Anderson, the William E. Simon Fellow at The Heritage Foundation, argued to a room full of policymakers:

“If the biggest social problem we face right now in the United States is absentee dads,” he paused, “How will we insist that dads are essential when the law redefines marriage to make fathers optional?”

(Excerpt) Read more at encourageandteach.wordpress.com ...


TOPICS: Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: marriage
Video at the site of Ryan's testimony. This may have been posted, as it's from early in the month, but I did a search, including older articles, and didn't find it.
1 posted on 02/17/2014 10:37:51 AM PST by Twotone
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To: Salvation

Are you the keeper of the Catholic ping list?


2 posted on 02/17/2014 10:38:20 AM PST by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: Twotone

Fatherless Chillen have a HARD time when their father is gone


3 posted on 02/17/2014 10:42:48 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: MeshugeMikey

And an even worse time when the Mother alienates them or prevents them from having a real relationship.


4 posted on 02/17/2014 10:49:58 AM PST by drunknsage
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To: drunknsage

there we have it

both the mothers and the gubment meddlers who insist on fathers absence to “aid” the mother..

oh The GREAT Society....


5 posted on 02/17/2014 11:04:11 AM PST by MeshugeMikey ("When you meet the unbelievers, strike at their necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4)
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To: Twotone

Early childhood is crucial to all long term adult relationships. Trust and Autonomy and understanding of Self and Others are formed in the “formative” years. Virtue is formed.

Without a solid, emotionally healthy childhood (with love of both mother and father), children will be emotionally crippled to an extent-—makes them easy to manipulate-—addicts and easily corruptible with none of the Virtues (Virtues all hinge on other virtues).

Unnatural childhoods create warped adults who can’t understand the interaction between male/female, which is embedded in young childhood by experiencing it in everyday situations. Destroy normal experiences—will warp understanding of Truth. Education is crucial/Reading/Study/history/ Bible to understand human interactions and natural laws, but experience will color everything.


6 posted on 02/17/2014 11:22:54 AM PST by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: Twotone
The Best Argument for Marriage I’ve Ever Heard

Cooking, house cleaning and laundry are at the top of my list.......

7 posted on 02/17/2014 11:26:09 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Was Occam's razor made by Gillette?)
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