Protecting Fatherhood

Protecting Fatherhood

Fatherhood is frequently under attack in today’s world. In an effort to help support mothers who must raise their children alone, we have sometimes gone too far in that we end up suggesting fathers are unnecessary. Studies have shown that children raised without...
Why Dads Matter

Why Dads Matter

A recent article in the Deseret News emphasized the importance of fathers in the lives of children. The article noted that there were 1.96 million single fathers in the United States in 2012 and only 5 percent of those were widowed. The rest were divorced or separated...

Mormon Doctrine: Why Families Are So Important

It seems like the organization of the family naturally occurs, like it is an instinctive way of life. Could it be? Could the organization of the family be something more than just a social invention? Absolutely it can! I witness that it is ordained of God, and...
Gay Marriage and Children’s Rights

Gay Marriage and Children’s Rights

With the recent rulings of the Supreme Court on the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s Proposition 8, there is an air of undaunted jubilation among those of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community.   On Wednesday, 26 June...
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