Missing Fathers Take Big Toll

Far too many of Alabama’s children are in trouble. They live in poverty; they lack access to health care; and they are caught up in the State’s overcrowded juvenile justice system. Much of this juvenile social pathology stems from homes with vanished fathers.

According to Professor Donald Bogie at Auburn University in Montgomery’s Center . . . → Read More: Missing Fathers Take Big Toll

Alabamians Need Choice of Marriages

A Time Magazine poll (July 1997) reveals a lot about how Americans feel about divorce. In the poll, 50 percent of respondents thought that it should be more difficult for married couples to get divorced. For couples with young children, the figure rose to 61 percent. Ironically, asked if the government should make divorce . . . → Read More: Alabamians Need Choice of Marriages

Social Costs of the Vanishing-Father

Far too many of Alabama’s children are in trouble. They live in poverty; they lack access to health care; and they are caught up in the State’s overcrowded juvenile justice system. Much of this juvenile social pathology stems from homes with vanished fathers.

According to Professor Donald Bogie at Auburn University in Montgomery’s Center . . . → Read More: Social Costs of the Vanishing-Father

Citizens Must Demand Responsibility

A paradoxical relationship exists between American cultural life and our economic well being. On one hand, anecdotal evidence abounds testifying to America’s cultural decline at the end of the millennium. On the other hand, the Dow Jones average, one of many economic indicators, is at historically high levels. Since 1960, our gross domestic product . . . → Read More: Citizens Must Demand Responsibility

Remember Father’s Day

Father’s Day is a day society sets aside to celebrate the concept of Fatherhood. On Father’s Day, we recognize those men who chose to be fathers. Yes, Fatherhood is a deliberate choice made by a man, who may or may not be a biological parent. Each of us has a male biological contribution to . . . → Read More: Remember Father’s Day

Protect, Support Fatherhood

Father’s Day is a day society sets aside to celebrate the concept of Fatherhood. On Father’s Day, we recognize those men who chose to be fathers. Yes, Fatherhood is a deliberate choice made by a man, who may or may not be a biological parent. Each of us has a male biological . . . → Read More: Protect, Support Fatherhood