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Protecting religious adoption agencies that refuse gay couples

Protecting religious adoption agencies that refuse gay couples

By Sarah Padbury
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Child welfare | Two U.S. legislators want to prevent the government from discriminating against child welfare organizations and individuals who will not place children for…

Can technology teach parents to talk to their kids?

Can technology teach parents to talk to their kids?

By Emily Scheie
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Education | Children from poorer families might have fewer clothes or toys, but studies have shown they probably also lack something money can’t buy: exposure to words.

Thai surrogate forgives couple who abandoned baby with Down syndrome

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Pattaramon Chanbua, a 21-year-old food vendor in Thailand’s seaside town of Sri Racha, agreed to become a surrogate for an Australian couple early last…

Is leaving a child to play alone at a park criminal neglect?

By Kiley Crossland
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Family | A South Carolina mom is facing up to 10 years in prison for leaving her 9-year-old daughter at a park while she went to work. Police arrested Debra Harrell at…

How strong families help the economy

How strong families help the economy

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Economy | The government will never provide for you as well as a stable two-parent family will. That’s the summary of the Heritage Foundation’s first annual report…

Controversial disabilities treaty makes a comeback

By J.C. Derrick
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Politics | WASHINGTON—The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday approved a controversial disabilities treaty, renewing a battle with conservatives who say it…

How do you grieve well after the death of a child?

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | Radio talk show host JJ Jasper had a great life. He was a syndicated radio personality, a successful author, and a happily married father of five. His life…

Trusting God for a second child in China

By June Cheng
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China | A Chinese house church pastor preaches faith in God before obedience to the government

Gay families study built on suspect survey

Gay families study built on suspect survey

By Julie Borg
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Family | A new study claiming children raised by same-sex parents are at least as well-adjusted—if not more so—than children of heterosexual parents is making a…

Marriage and millennials

By Amy Henry
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Marriage | According to the Pew Research Center, millennials increasingly think society is just fine without marriage, and it’s easy to see why they do. As I…

Are America’s youth financially illiterate?

Are America’s youth financially illiterate?

By Emily Scheie
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Finance | Many high-school graduates face a rude introduction to adulthood when they find themselves with student loans and credit card debt they cannot repay. Studies…

A life worth living

By Jay Grelen
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Life | For a decade my father was unable to walk or communicate, but who is to say he had no good quality of life?

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