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FRC study amasses evidence of how intact families strengthen society

May 27, 2011

A from the Family Research Council has compiled an impressive collection of evidence demonstrating that stable marriages play an enormous role in forming a healthy society. The data show that married couples and their children are more likely to hold regular jobs, bring in higher salaries, perform better in schools, avoid criminal activity and drug use, and enjoy good health than their neighbors in unmarried, divorced, or cohabiting households.


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  • Posted by: rpp - May. 28, 2011 6:21 PM ET USA

    This would only be a surprise to those who want it to be false.

  • Posted by: lauriem5377 - May. 28, 2011 11:04 AM ET USA

    Which should lead us to pray and work toward more intact households if we truly want to better our society.