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Baby Makes 3: More Unmarried New Moms Cohabiting
Originally Posted: 08/13/2014 - 2:06pm | Type: Blog

Nearly three in five births to unmarried women across the United States were to women living with their partner — marking the first time a majority of these births were to women in cohabiting relationships, ac ...

Up Ahead? Massive Social Change, Experts Say
Originally Posted: 02/27/2014 - 4:49pm | Type: Blog

National attention on a proposed Arizona law allowing business owners to deny service for religious reasons to gay people signals how attitudes on social issues have shifted dramatically in recent years. ...

Remarriage Rates Plunge, Divorced Americans Doubt
Originally Posted: 09/16/2013 - 4:34pm | Type: Blog

A new analysis of federal data provided exclusively to USA TODAY shows the USA’s remarriage rate has dropped 40 percent over the past 20 years. The invitations are in the mail. Je ...

Cohabitation Before Marriage Becoming Ubiquitous
Originally Posted: 04/09/2013 - 9:18am | Type: Blog

Unmarried couples who live together are staying together longer than in the past — and more of them are having children, according to new federal data that details just how cohabitation is transforming familie ...

Kenyan Church Leaders Say Laws Would Weaken Marriage
Originally Posted: 11/19/2012 - 10:10pm | Type: Blog

Kenyan church leaders are lining up in opposition to proposed new marriage bills, which they say will weaken marriage by allowing cohabiting couples to register as married. One bill would bring Christian, Hindu, Muslim, civil, and customary marriages ...