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By Tom Fitton
New photos confirm the attack's coordination and its cover-up
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Elizabeth Marquardt
Although Americans spend $50 billion a year on weddings, a large segment of the population is making an exodus from the institution, says a new report from a family-values think tank.
The number of babies born with the help of fertility clinics has almost tripled since 1996, but these children are also more likely than others to have difficult births because so many are born as twins or triplets, the federal government says in a report released this week.
In California, the day may come when a judge will decide who's your daddy, who's your mommy and who's your other parent.
In the eyes of children, is it paramount that they were "planned" and "wanted"? Or does the family structure of their home matter more?
Two weeks ago, New York's legislature imposed its radical redefinition of marriage on state residents: Homosexual marriages now have legal approval and will take place by month's end.
I don't know when the phrase "Disneyland Dad" was coined, but I saw one the other night.
Is it custom-designing a baby in the image of your favorite celebrity? The next logical step of the evolutionary desire for attractiveness? A silly result of sperm-donor anonymity rules? Or all that and more?
"Fathers matter, and they matter for everybody. We don't have certain classes of children for whom [having a father] doesn't matter," she said.
"We've had several marriage debates in this country," said Mrs. Marquardt, citing Daniel Patrick Moynihan's 1960s report on the black family, the debate about single motherhood in the 1990s welfare reform, and the ongoing gay-marriage debate.