Category Archives: Families

Since Parkland…

From SinceParkland.org – Fatal shootings of children have been on the rise, government data show. But as the deaths mount, the toll is bigger than numbers can capture. Working with The Trace, Miami Herald, and McClatchy, student reporters set out to measure … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Families, Guns and gun control

A congressman rails against undocumented immigrants as his estranged siblings care for them and other patients in need

By Greg Jaffe of the Washington Post – Three months had passed since Grace Gosar and five of her siblings decided they had to do something to stop their brother, a hard-line conservative and staunch defender of President Trump, from … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Democracy, Economics, Elections, Families, House of Representatives

This is the most sexist place in America. For women born there, it will have significant impacts.

Adapted from a story by The Washington Post’s Christopher Ingraham If you want to move to the least sexist state in America, then head to New Hampshire, according to an index of sexist attitudes developed by economists at the University … Continue reading

Posted in Children, civilization, Demographics, Education, Fairness, Families, Gender Gap, income, Marriage, Science, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, Washington Post

The Changing Profile of Unmarried Parents

By Gretchen Livingston of the Pew Research Center A growing share are living with a partner One-in-four parents living with a child in the United States today are unmarried. Driven by declines in marriage overall, as well as increases in … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Families, Marriage, Pew Research