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Keyword: illegitimacy

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  • The dreadful truth of Moynihan’s prophecy

    06/05/2015 1:07:25 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 35 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 3, 2015 | Ellen Sauerbrey
    On the 50th anniversary of Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s famous report on the breakdown of the black family in urban ghettos, Baltimore has descended into the tragic violence and chaos he predicted. In a report titled, “The Negro Family: The Case for Action,” Assistant Secretary of Labor Moynihan, warned that the deterioration of the black family, would result in soaring crime rates if it continued unchecked. In the most famous passage of the 1965 report, Moynihan, who would later become a Democratic U.S. senator, wrote, “From the wild Irish slums of the 19th-century Eastern seaboard, to the riot-torn suburbs of Los...
  • The True Black Tragedy: Illegitimacy Rate of Nearly 75%

    05/19/2015 1:09:13 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | May 19, 2015 | 6:50 AM EDT | Walter E. Williams
    Hustlers and people with little understanding want us to believe that today’s black problems are the continuing result of a legacy of slavery, poverty and racial discrimination. The fact is that most of the social pathology seen in poor black neighborhoods is entirely new in black history. Let’s look at some of it. Today the overwhelming majority of black children are raised in single female-headed families. As early as the 1880s, three-quarters of black families were two-parent. In 1925 New York City, 85 percent of black families were two-parent. One study of 19th-century slave families found that in up to...
  • Coming millennial bubble could spell trouble

    03/17/2015 7:37:22 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 26 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 16, 2015 | Steve Deace
    An older generation complaining that an emerging one will be the death of civilization as we know it is a cliche and constant as the North Star. However, based on some rather troubling data regarding today’s millennials, it could turn out to be true this time. In his first inaugural address as governor of California 47 years ago, Ronald Reagan warned us that “freedom is a fragile thing, and is never more than one generation away from extinction.” He also reminded us that freedom “is not ours by inheritance but must be fought for and defended constantly by each generation,...
  • Education Privilege Complaints Mask Real Cultural Problems

    02/03/2015 6:35:03 AM PST · by LeoMcNeil · 14 replies
    Leo McNeil ^ | February 3, 2015 | Leo McNeil
    The Washington Post published a piece by a teacher which originally appeared in the Daily Kos. We have another issue to add to the never ending list of “privilege” that the left loves to whine about. Educational privilege is apparently a tragedy that has to be dealt with. The teacher complains about a couple of gifted kids, one who appears to take one government school science class and another who attends a private school on scholarship. These confident gifted kids are compared to the sad storied poor kids the teacher has to deal with every day. She complains about hunger,...
  • First Comes the ‘Marriage Gap,’ Then Comes the ‘Baby Gap’

    01/15/2015 10:25:30 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 11 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | January 15, 2015 | NEIL SHAH
    There’s a widening gap between the baby-having of married women, who tend to be more educated and more affluent, and their less-educated, less-financially-secure, unmarried peers. A growing body of research, including work by Johns Hopkins University sociologist Andrew Cherlin, raises the possibility that because people like to feel financially secure before taking the marriage plunge, the rise of income inequality has divided Americans into those who marry and those who don’t. Now this could be playing out with childbearing, too. America’s recessionary “baby bust” has clearly leveled off now, but we’ve yet to see the birth recovery one would expect...
  • The ‘War on Women’ and the War on the Family (Welfare as "State Polygamy?")

    02/06/2014 5:16:40 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Human Events ^ | February 6, 2014 | William Tucker
    The Democratic Party has found what seems to be a winning formula in both state and national elections – a “War on Women” being waged by the Republicans. The “War on Women” is based on the premise that women are oppressed if they do not 1) have access to free birth control, 2) have unlimited access to abortion, 3) receive “equal pay for equal work” based on credentials rather than performance, and 4) have the support of the state if they have a child out of wedlock. On closer examination, however, this “War on Women” turns out to be something...
  • It's free, swipe your EBT

    10/14/2013 11:22:25 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 14 replies
    YouTube ^ | Chapter Jackson
    It's free, swipe your EBT
  • Tom Finneran: White America, Black America

    07/18/2013 11:31:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    GoLocal Providence Politics Blog ^ | July 19, 2013 | Tom Finneran
    So the Zimmerman/Martin case verdict is in and America, lead on by a commercially desperate media, retreats to its predictable corners. CNN and MSNBC have their tune and FOX has its tune. Go to your own comfort zone for the twain will never meet. Of all that has been written and spoken about the case–its origins, the investigation, the charging decisions, the politics, the media circus, the evidence, and the verdict–it cannot be stated often enough that the jury was the only entity that heard all the evidence. Not Limbaugh. Not Maddow. Not Matthews. Not O’Reilly. Not Morgan, or any...
  • Forget Gay Marriage: What About The Decline Of Marriage?

    03/27/2013 4:10:17 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 44 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | March 27, 2013 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Marriage Decline: The disintegration of the nuclear family — particularly in the African-American community — and the rise in fatherless homes have greater societal implications than gay marriage, yet few pay attention. The debate over gay marriage has taken center stage with two cases, one involving California's Proposition 8 which bans it, and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) which bars federal agencies recognizing the validity of same-sex marriages in the states where they are legal, now before the U.S. Supreme Court. We have argued that the civil purpose of marriage is not and never has been to reaffirm the...
  • The Broken Homeland

    03/27/2013 1:52:29 PM PDT · by IChing · 40 replies
    ClashDaily.com ^ | 3/27/2013 | Donald Joy
    It’s broad daylight on a Saturday afternoon in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, just this past December. Bill Bailey, father of a two-year-old daughter with his fiancé, is walking back home after going to a neighborhood convenience store and buying cigarettes. Three young boys, two of them aged 14 and the third aged 13, are following Bailey and harassing him, trying to get him to give them cigarettes. Bailey refuses. The boys keep up their aggressive following, demanding cigarettes. Bailey arrives at his home, and the boys won’t stop harassing him. The argument escalates. Bailey’s fiancé, 22-year-old Kayla Peterson, hears the commotion...
  • I Got 15 Kids & 3 Babydaddys-SOMEONE'S GOTTA PAY FOR ME & MY KIDS!!!

    01/11/2013 9:42:51 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 55 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1/11/13
  • Coming Soon to Your TV… “All My Baby’s Mamas” Starring Rapper Shawty Lo and Ten of His Baby’s Mamas

    01/08/2013 3:52:09 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | January 8, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    Coming soon to your television… “All My Baby’s Mamas” a reality show starring rapper Shardy Low and the ten women who had eleven of his babies. The show is scheduled to air this spring on Oprah’s Oxygen Channel. (VIDEO AT LINK) That’s not a house. That’s a harem...
  • (Bastard Nation) 'I Should Sterilize You' - Judge Orders Deadbeat Dad of 9 to Stop Reproducing

    12/10/2012 12:11:35 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 26 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8 December 2012 | Daily Mail Reporter
    'I should sterilize you': Deadbeat dad of nine agrees to judge's order to stop having kids • Corey Curtis, 44, owes about $90,000 in back child support and interest to the mothers of his children • Agrees with judge's order to curb his excessive breeding as a condition of a three-year probation term • America’s most infamous baby machine, Desmond Hatchett of Tennessee, has fathered more than 20 children with 11 women A Wisconsin father of nine who's behind on child support payments has allegedly agreed with a judge's order not to have any more children until he can show...
  • Poverty Nonsense

    10/17/2012 5:22:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 17, 2012 | Walter E. Williams
    Here's a recent statement frequently suggested by leftist academics, think tank researchers and policymakers: "People were not just struggling because of their personal deficiencies. There were structural factors at play. People weren't poor because they made bad decisions. They were poor because our society creates poverty." Who made that statement and where it was made is not important at all, but its corrosive effects on the minds of black people, particularly black youths, are devastating. There's nothing intellectually challenging or unusual about poverty. For most of mankind's existence, his most optimistic scenario was to be able to eke out enough...
  • Two Classes, Divided by ‘I Do’

    07/15/2012 6:00:43 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 39 replies
    New York Times ^ | July 14, 2012 | JASON DePARLE
    ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Jessica Schairer has so much in common with her boss, Chris Faulkner, that a visitor to the day care center they run might get them confused. They are both friendly white women from modest Midwestern backgrounds who left for college with conventional hopes of marriage, motherhood and career. They both have children in elementary school. They pass their days in similar ways: juggling toddlers, coaching teachers and swapping small secrets that mark them as friends. They even got tattoos together. Though Ms. Faulkner, as the boss, earns more money, the difference is a gap, not a...
  • What is Worse - Normalization of Births of Illegitimate Children, Or High Abortion Rates?

    06/03/2012 9:09:45 AM PDT · by pinochet · 77 replies
    In 2009, the New York Times had a heartbreaking story on the hatred and prejudice that single mothers receive in South Korea, for bringing up children without husbands. They are fired from their jobs, ostracized by their families, evicted from their apartments, and their children are shamed in school and made to wish they had never been born. This has resulted in South Korea having a 2 percent illegitimacy rate, compared to a 40 percent illegitimacy rate for Americans. The Times notes that a shocking 96 percent of single mothers who get pregnant, have abortions. That is the huge price...
  • Honest Conversations

    04/18/2012 3:47:53 PM PDT · by agee · 3 replies
    Founding Ideals ^ | 04/18/2012 | Aaron Gee & Steve Graff
    The next paragraph is offensive. I will write it, pause, and provide some space to allow you to read, and exit the website without reading another offensive word if you so desire. You have been warned.   In the US, blacks are 6 times more likely to be a victim of homicide than whites. 46% of the people arrested and convicted of murder are black, while blacks only make up about 13% of the US population. 86% of white victims were killed by w.... ......left-wing ideology have, perversely, driven up the ills they were intended to reduce. The kind of...
  • For Women Under 30, Most Births Occur Outside Marriage

    02/20/2012 8:04:28 AM PST · by bigbob · 49 replies · 1+ views
    It used to be called illegitimacy. Now it is the new normal. After steadily rising for five decades, the share of children born to unmarried women has crossed a threshold: more than half of births to American women under 30 occur outside marriage. Once largely limited to poor women and minorities, motherhood without marriage has settled deeply into middle America. The fastest growth in the last two decades has occurred among white women in their 20s who have some college education but no four-year degree, according to Child Trends, a Washington research group that analyzed government data. Among mothers of...
  • (Bastard Nation) Most Births Among Those Under 30 Are To Unwed Moms

    02/18/2012 12:59:45 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 30 replies
    Most Births Among Those Under 30 Are To Unwed Moms It used to be called illegitimacy. Now it is the new normal. After steadily rising for five decades, the share of children born to unmarried women has crossed a threshold: More than half of births to U.S. women younger than 30 occur outside marriage. Once largely limited to poor women and minorities, motherhood without marriage has settled deeply into middle America. The fastest growth in the past two decades has occurred among white women in their 20s who have some college education but no four-year degree, according to Child Trends,...
  • For Women Under 30, Most Births Occur Outside Marriage

    02/18/2012 5:48:27 AM PST · by libstripper · 35 replies · 1+ views
    New York Times ^ | February 18, 2012 | JASON DePARLE and SABRINA TAVERNISE
    LORAIN, Ohio — It used to be called illegitimacy. Now it is the new normal. After steadily rising for five decades, the share of children born to unmarried women has crossed a threshold: more than half of births to American women under 30 occur outside marriage.
  • For Women Under 30, Most Births Occur Out of Wedlock

    02/18/2012 5:00:14 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 179 replies · 1+ views
    New York Times ^ | February 17, 2012 | JASON DePARLE and SABRINA TAVERNISE
    LORAIN, Ohio — It used to be called illegitimacy. Now it is the new normal. After steadily rising for five decades, the share of children born to unmarried women has crossed a threshold: more than half of births to American women under 30 occur outside marriage. Once largely limited to poor women and minorities, motherhood without marriage has settled deeply into middle America. The fastest growth in the last two decades has occurred among white women in their 20s who have some college education but no four-year degree, according to Child Trends, a Washington research group that analyzed government data....
  • Walter E. Williams on welfare: As gov’t plays ‘father,’ ‘black males have become dispensable’

    06/04/2011 7:04:49 PM PDT · by NCjim · 30 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | June 4, 2011 | Jeff Poor
    It’s perhaps not the most politically correct take on welfare in America’s black community, but an interesting one nonetheless. Walter E. Williams, a George Mason economist and author of “Race and Economics: How Much Can Be Blamed on Discrimination?” is not a fan of the welfare state that exists in the country. In an appearance on Thursday night’s “Stossel” on the Fox Business Network, Williams argued that welfare has done more damage to black society than slavery or Jim Crow. “[T]he welfare state has done to black Americans what slavery could not have done, the harshest Jim Crow laws and...
  • 29 year old Father Claims To Have 21 Children

    04/05/2011 6:29:48 PM PDT · by eccentric · 46 replies
    Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc. ^ | 04/05/2011 | Associated Press
    <p>On paper, he has 20, possibly 21 children. With a minimum wage job, he can't afford to support them all.</p> <p>What is the state to do?</p> <p>Desmond Hatchett, 29, said he wasn't out to set a record, though he certainly holds it in Knox County Juvenile Child Support Court.</p>
  • The real crisis of the working class

    12/10/2010 2:41:18 AM PST · by Scanian · 10 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 9, 2010 | Rich Lowry
    The unemployment rate for people with a college degree or higher is 5 per cent. If that were the rate for everyone, it'd be the 1990s again. But college graduates are only 30 percent of the country. For the rest of the population, the jobs picture is grimmer. For people without a high-school degree, the unemployment rate is more than 15 percent. If that were the rate for everyone, it'd be the 1930s again. The unemployment rates are part of a growing divergence between the fortunes of the college educated and the rest of the country, including proverbial Middle America....
  • The Moynihan Future

    05/30/2010 1:03:42 AM PDT · by iowamark · 76 replies · 1,392+ views
    NY Times ^ | May 28, 2010 | JAMES T. PATTERSON
    FORTY-FIVE years ago this month, Assistant Secretary of Labor Daniel Patrick Moynihan began quietly circulating a report he had recently completed about the “tangle of pathology” — out-of-wedlock births, fatherless households — damaging low-income black families. The title said it all: “The Negro Family: The Case for National Action.”... Meanwhile Moynihan’s pessimistic prophecies have come true. In 1965, a quarter of nonwhite births in the United States were out of wedlock, eight times the proportion among whites. Today the proportion of nonmarital births among non-Hispanic blacks exceeds 72 percent, compared with a proportion among non-Hispanic whites of around 28 percent....
  • Begging for chaos: The warning America ignored

    05/12/2010 3:25:23 AM PDT · by Scanian · 6 replies · 827+ views
    NY Post ^ | May 11, 2010 | Rich Lowry
    How often does the Office of Policy Planning and Research, United States Department of Labor, produce anything worth reading, let alone a report that reverberates 45 years later? Such was the brilliance of Assistant Secretary of Labor Daniel Patrick Moynihan that it happened once, when he wrote his prescient 1965 report, "The Negro Family: The Case for National Action." He wrote it on a typewriter over a few weeks and had the publications office in the basement of the Labor Department print 100 of them, marked "For Official Use Only." The report sparked a furor of continuing relevance, as James...
  • Four in ten babies are born outside marriage in the U.S.

    05/08/2010 6:30:36 AM PDT · by C19fan · 51 replies · 847+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | May 7, 2010 | Staff
    The number of children born outside marriage in the United States has increased dramatically to four out of ten of all births. Figures show that 41 per cent of children born in 2008 did not have married parents - up from 28 per cent in 1990.
  • Up to 75% of British births to be outside marriage (The end of Britain: It has come to this)

    04/18/2010 11:38:40 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies · 1,120+ views
    The Times Online ^ | 04/18/2010 | Jamie McGinnes and Cara Waters
    THREE-QUARTERS of children in some parts of Britain will be born to unmarried mothers within the next parliament, official figures indicate. The number of births to single mothers and unmarried cohabiting couples is set to exceed 50% across the country in the next five years. However, data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) suggest that births outside of wedlock in some areas are already the norm and continue to rise. Knowsley, Merseyside, one of Britain’s most deprived areas, has the highest proportion of children born to unmarried mothers, with the figure on course to hit 75% by 2014. Critics...
  • Understanding Illegitimacy (The single greatest cause of childhood poverty in America)

    04/12/2010 6:24:17 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies · 741+ views
    National Review ^ | 04/11/2010 | Ralph Rector
    The press has rushed to report a minuscule drop in “teen births” based on data released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). As usual, the mainstream media are focusing on a trivial, politically correct story while ignoring the real story buried in the data. Here’s the real story: According to CDC, a record 40.6 percent of children born in 2008 were born outside marriage — a total of 1.72 million children. The overwhelming majority of the unwed mothers were young adults with low education levels, precisely the kind of individuals who have the greatest difficulty going it alone...
  • Donofrio & Pidgeon file Motion for Reconsideration i Chrysler Case

    12/28/2009 7:38:26 AM PST · by circumbendibus · 20 replies · 1,237+ views
    The Post & Email ^ | December 26, 2009 | John Charlton
    Last night Attorney Leo Donofrio filed an Omnibus Motion to Reconsider in the case RE: in Chrysler LLC et al., in the name of Attorney Stephen Pidgeon and himself, and on behalf of more than 20 Chrysler Dealerships, seeking to recover monetary compensation for the loss of their franchises and contractual rights with Chrysler. The case involves the disputed bankruptcy proceedings of Chrysler automotive corporation, known formally as Chrysler LLC. The many cases regarding the dissolution and sale of Chrysler are being heard before the Honorable Robert J. Gonzalez, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Federal Court, Southern District of...
  • Decoupling Children and Marriage (Why are more and more American babies being born out of wedlock?)

    06/28/2009 8:51:35 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 74 replies · 1,534+ views
    Christian Post ^ | 6/27/2009 | Charles Colson
    According to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control, 40 percent of American babies born in 2007 were born to unmarried mothers. That’s up from 34 percent only five years ago. When most Americans hear the expression “unmarried mother,” what nearly always comes to mind is a teenage girl. But that’s not what’s driving the recent increase. In 2007, only 23 percent of the out-of-wedlock births were to unmarried teenagers. The rest were to women in their 20s, and now increasingly, in their 30s. The increase among older women accounts for the six percentage point increase of the...
  • Gay Marriage: Even Liberals Know It's Bad

    06/07/2009 3:04:21 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 14 replies · 984+ views
    http://townhall.com ^ | May 26, 2008 | by Frank Turek
    Why not legalize same-sex marriage? Who could it possibly hurt? Children and the rest of society. That’s the conclusion of David Blankenhorn, who is anything but an anti-gay “bigot.” He is a life-long, pro-gay, liberal democrat who disagrees with the Bible’s prohibitions against homosexual behavior. Despite this, Blankenhorn makes a powerful case against Same-Sex marriage in his book, The Future of Marriage. He writes, “Across history and cultures . . . marriage’s single most fundamental idea is that every child needs a mother and a father. Changing marriage to accommodate same-sex couples would nullify this principle in culture and in...
  • He's the daddy - to 21 children

    05/28/2009 5:40:19 PM PDT · by Robwin · 54 replies · 2,010+ views
    The Sun ^ | May 28, 2009 | Leon Watson
    Desmond Hatchett's children have 11 different mums and their ages range from a newborn to 11-years-old. The prolific father even boasted of fathering four tots by different women in the same year His giant brood came to light after authorities in Tennessee took Hatchett to court for non payment of child support. [snip] Hatchett, who earns minimum wage, told reporters he knows the names and ages of all his children. [snip] Hatchett's lawyer Keith Pope said: "The children can't all be supported by Desmond, so the state of Tennessee has had to step in."
  • Survey delves into high birth rate for young Latinas

    05/19/2009 3:44:51 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 36 replies · 1,028+ views
    CNN.com ^ | May 19, 2009 | By Moni Basu
    According to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, more than half -- 53 percent -- of Latinas get pregnant by their 20th birthday, nearly twice the national average. "There's a big disconnect between pregnancy rates and what Latina families want and value," said Ruthie Flores, senior manager of the National Campaign's Latino Initiative. Of the 759 Latino teens surveyed, 49 percent said their parents most influenced their decisions about sex, compared with 14 percent who cited friends. Three percent cited religious leaders, 2 percent teachers and 2 percent the media.
  • As they try to 'make a packet', the 13-year-old dad and his father make a dignified appearance...

    02/14/2009 5:07:43 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 20 replies · 1,159+ views
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 15th February 2009 | James Millbank
    The father of the 13-year-old boy dubbed the ‘Babyfather’ yesterday paraded in a devil mask – as he became embroiled in a tawdry battle with his ex-wife to exploit the pitiful case. The pair are understood to have both struck lucrative media deals, with the boy’s father boasting that he intends to make as much money as possible. Alfie Patten’s relationship with 15-year-old Chantelle Steadman has prompted a political row about Britain’s moral collapse. But as controversy raged, his divorced parents Dennis and Nicola had an unseemly row. At first, Nicola angrily accused Dennis, 45, of selling their son’s story...
  • Gay Marriage: Even Liberals Know It's Bad

    05/26/2008 10:56:18 AM PDT · by DeweyCA · 12 replies · 148+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | May 26, 2008 | Frank Turek
    Why not legalize same-sex marriage? Who could it possibly hurt? Children and the rest of society. That’s the conclusion of David Blankenhorn, who is anything but an anti-gay “bigot.” He is a life-long, pro-gay, liberal democrat who disagrees with the Bible’s prohibitions against homosexual behavior. Despite this, Blankenhorn makes a powerful case against Same-Sex marriage in his book, The Future of Marriage. He writes, “Across history and cultures . . . marriage’s single most fundamental idea is that every child needs a mother and a father. Changing marriage to accommodate same-sex couples would nullify this principle in culture and in...
  • Legal abortion has increased illegitimacy

    06/29/2007 12:03:12 AM PDT · by monomaniac · 6 replies · 442+ views
    Catholic News Agency ^ | New York, Jun 19, 2007 | CNA
    Illegitimacy has risen despite--indeed, because of--legal abortion New York, Jun 19, 2007 / 05:04 pm (CNA).- Abortion may eliminate "unwanted" children, but it increases out-of-wedlock births and single parenthood, says John Lott Jr. in today’s Wall Street Journal. Mr. Lott provided some astonishing numbers to back up his claims. “In the United States from the early 1970s, when abortion was liberalized, through the late 1980s, there was a tremendous increase in the rate of out-of-wedlock births, rising from an average of 5% of all births in 1965-69 to more than 16% two decades later (1985-1989). For blacks, the numbers soared...
  • The Jessie Davis case and dangers of out-of-wedlock parenthood

    06/27/2007 1:18:31 PM PDT · by rhema · 39 replies · 1,698+ views
    Townhall ^ | June 27, 2007 | Michael Medved
    The sad case of pregnant, murdered Jessie Davis and her married lover (and alleged killer) Bobbie Cutts threatens to dominate cable news for months to come – especially now that Paris Hilton’s out of jail and the justice system has established the paternity of Anna Nicole’s baby. Unlike these other media obsessions, however, this horrifying story conveys some significant messages and should help to refocus attention on the nation’s most significant and menacing social problem: the unchecked epidemic and unquestioning acceptance of out of wedlock birth. Jessie Davis died within days of giving birth to her second illegitimate child, both...
  • It's Not Enough to Be 'Wanted'

    06/18/2007 9:27:39 PM PDT · by gpapa · 22 replies · 724+ views
    OpinionJournal.com ^ | June 19, 2007 | John R. Lott Jr.
    The abortion debate usually centers on the morality of the act itself. But liberalizing abortion rules from 1969 to 1973 ignited vast social changes in America. With the perennial political debate over abortion again consuming the presidential campaign and the Supreme Court, it might be time to evaluate what Roe v. Wade has meant in practical terms.
  • Study rebuts 'family values' argument that favors immigration

    04/27/2007 9:58:51 AM PDT · by DeweyCA · 12 replies · 584+ views
    OneNewsNow.com ^ | April 26, 2007 | Chad Groening and Jody Brown
    An immigration reform organization has released a study which it says refutes the premise that immigrants entering the U.S. bring along with them a commitment to traditional family values that is stronger than that found among the native-born population. The group points to a dramatic rise in illegitimate birth rates among Hispanic immigrants since 1980 as a prime example. During a January 2005 news conference, President Bush -- in discussing his proposals for immigration reform -- stated he wanted to remind people that "family values do not stop at the Rio Grande River." The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) in...
  • Rapes, murders and drug trafficking: London's pre-teen criminals

    12/11/2006 1:07:49 PM PST · by kiriath_jearim · 14 replies · 935+ views
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | 12/11/06 | n/a
    Eighteen children under the age of 13 were arrested for rape in London alone last year, shocking new figures have revealed. They are among nearly 3,000 children detained in the capital for serious crimes, also including murder, drug trafficking and robbery. The startling figures, revealed under the Freedom of Information Act, show that violent and sex offences have risen. Shoplifting remains young children’s most common crime but there were also 592 arrests for violent offences, 338 for robbery, 184 for burglary and 65 for sex offences, not including the 18 for rape. A further 73 children were arrested for possession...
  • Hispanic Family Values?

    11/22/2006 10:15:04 AM PST · by ruthles · 46 replies · 1,714+ views
    City Journal ^ | autumn 2006 | Heather Mac Donald
    Illegitimate births are ruining our country.
  • CHILD TRAGEDIES: MISSING MARRIAGE (living, dying outside intact, married family life)

    02/08/2006 6:45:47 AM PST · by Liz · 12 replies · 572+ views
    NY POST ^ | February 8, 2006 | W. Bradford Wilcox, resident fellow, Institute for American Values
    Seven shocking child deaths in the last four months: Liyah Atkinson, Quachaun Browne, Nixzmary Brown, Josiah Bunch, Dahquay Gillians, Sierra Roberts, Michael Segarra. This staggering death toll from abuse or neglect has focused justifiable attention on malfeasance at the city's Administration for Children's Services. But another thread tragically links these kids: All were living outside of an intact, married family. For all the heartbreaking media coverage, almost no stories have mentioned that children are much more likely to die outside of an intact, married home than they are to die inside an intact, married home. Consider the empirical evidence. A...
  • Data on Marriage and Births Reflect the Political Divide

    10/13/2005 9:15:17 PM PDT · by freespirited · 14 replies · 687+ views
    New York Times ^ | October 13, 2005 | Tamar Lewin
    When it comes to marriage and babies, the red states really are different from the blue states, according to a new Census Bureau analysis of marriage, fertility and socioeconomic characteristics. People in the Northeast marry later and are more likely to live together without marriage and less likely to become teenage mothers than are people in the South.... In New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts, about 5 percent of babies are born to teenage mothers, while in Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas and Wyoming, 10 percent or more of all births are to teenage mothers....
  • Baltimore Sun: "Fat, drunk and stupid"?

    10/01/2005 11:41:25 AM PDT · by Congressman Billybob · 44 replies · 1,501+ views
    Newsbusters.org ^ | 1 October 2005 | John Armor (Congressman Billybob)
    In an article today (1 October) by Kelly Brewington, the Baltimore Sun takes Former Education Secretary Bill Bennett to task for his unusual comment on his radio show this week. The article is focused mostly on the reactions to that comment. The reporter writes, "Democrat leaders leapt on Bennett, a prominent Republican analyst, describing his statement as the latest in a long trail of public comments by white conservatives unfairly linking blacks to crime and sexuality." Source: hard copy, Baltimore Sun, page 6A, 10/01/0522 Here is Bennett's statement, "...if you wanted to reduce crime, if that were your sole purpose,...
  • Making Your Bed and Sleeping in It {The Failure of Liberal Detroit}

    08/16/2005 7:21:58 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 25 replies · 1,010+ views
    WND.com ^ | 08-16-05 | Farah, Joseph
    Making your bed and sleeping in it -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: August 16, 2005 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2005 WorldNetDaily.com Those who know me understand I don't like the modern political labels employed regularly by the media and the pundit class. I think they are more a source of confusion than an asset to enlightened political debate. So often, yesterday's "liberal" is today's "conservative." The labels change with the times. They mean different things in different places. But sometimes we are reliant on these obsolete terms because others still use them. They can, occasionally, be useful to simplify the debate. Perhaps this...
  • Victims Gone Wild (How Feminism Has Messed Up Relationships)

    02/09/2005 8:38:22 PM PST · by teldon30 · 27 replies · 2,188+ views
    www.metroactive.com ^ | 2005 | Amy Alkon
    "IN SEDUCTION, the rapist often bothers to buy a bottle of wine," proclaimed radical feminist Andrea Dworkin in 1976. If you're a woman born 20 years ago, you probably don't even recognize Dworkin's name. Yet, there's a good chance you've had some seriously frustrating dates with her unwitting progeny: the guy who waits until date three or four—not to grab you, throw you up against the wall and suck face—but to politely inquire, "May I kiss you?" Equal pay for equal work? It's a beautiful thing. Equal opportunity? Thrilled to have it. We women owe an enormous debt to Susan...
  • FIRST BABY 2005 - < illegitimate again >

    01/02/2005 8:36:49 AM PST · by steplock · 159 replies · 3,069+ views
    FIRST BABY Vannah REEDY and David DAMPIER of Hot Springs present their son, David Preston Dampier, to the world Saturday. Born at 12:45 a.m. New Year’s Day at National Park Medical Center, the baby weighed 5 pounds, 12 ounces, was 18 1/2 inches long and was delivered by Dr. Brenda Powell with the Physicians for Women clinic.
  • Reflections on Martin Luther King: welfare state is destroying the black community

    01/19/2004 10:41:09 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 2 replies · 365+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Tuesday, January 20, 2004 | Star Parker
    Reflections on Martin Luther King Posted: January 19, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 WorldNetDaily.com Men and women who have made a mark on history remain under endless scrutiny – and the writing and re-writing of their history. Were they good? Evil? Great? Petty? It's been said: "The globe has been circumnavigated, but no man ever yet has; you may survey a kingdom and note the results in maps, but all the savants in the world could not produce a reliable map of the poorest human personality." So the richest of personalities, like Martin Luther King, present a formidable challenge to historians. It...
  • VOICE OF ATLANTA - Where do you stand?

    07/13/2003 7:04:15 AM PDT · by madprof98 · 5 replies · 191+ views
    [ The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: 7/11/03 ] VOICE OF ATLANTAWhere do you stand? We asked the Voice of Atlanta panel to weigh in on certain controversial issues: Is each one morally acceptable, morally wrong, or does your answer depend on the circumstances? Then we asked our Woman to Woman columnists -- Diane Glass on the left, and Shaunti Feldhahn on the right -- for their views on five of the most controversial issues.Death penaltyMedical tests using animalsDoctor-assisted suicideAbortionSuicideChildren out of wedlockDivorceGamblingCloning humansCloning animalsONLINE: We continue this conversation online. Join the online forum. Also read our Woman to Woman columnists' views...