Paid leave programs operate on the assumption that working full-time away from their family ought to be the default for mothers of very small children. In fact, that life arrangement is devastating to children and society.
Maybe people should be expected to retire on a smaller Social Security benefit if they did not contribute the next generation of taxpayers.
As America celebrates National Adoption Month, international adoption remains in jeopardy and countless adoptions are stuck in limbo.
Democrats on the House Appropriations Committee made it clear: they would rather see children suffer than tolerate the existence of faith-based adoption and foster-care providers.
An autistic boy in Philadelphia was kept from returning to his foster mother’s home for weeks due to the city’s effective ban on Catholic Social Services.
The No. 2 reason is making kids before marriage. This means not working and pre-marital childbearing are not just the two leading causes of U.S. poverty, but almost the only causes of U.S. poverty.
By targeting Catholic Social Services, Philadelphia is taking the U.S. Supreme Court’s flawed logic on same-sex marriage to its logical conclusion.
A question most people never have to bother with is: Once you and your family have achieved success in America, what do you do now?
Media are blowing a problem of hunger on college campuses way out of proportion. Some kids struggle, sure, but there’s no real evidence of a crisis.
These crimes are resulting in stolen resources from the truly needy and the robbery of taxpayer money that could be spent on education, public safety, and roads.
As we bicker over how the government can best use our money, we must remember that genuine charity comes from the hearts and actions of individuals, not faceless agencies.
Against a national average of $1,935 in intergovernmental spending per American, red states receive just $1,879. Blue states get considerably more, at $2,124 per resident.
American conservatives should indeed study the British election closely. They should not, however, be disheartened by it.
‘Preventing death’ and ‘ensuring welfare’ are two different things and thus correspond with different kinds of individual and social responsibilities.
Illinois’s child welfare agency has proclaimed staff must ‘affirm’ gender ideology and ‘facilitate’ LGBT identities for kids—or be fired.
It costs 12 times as much to resettle refugees as it does to assist them in place. Almost all refugees would prefer to return home than be resettled to a third country.
Most programs for small children are targeted at those age four and older, which is too late to affect crucial language development, James Heckman says.
America’s enchantment with individualism is so thoroughly ingrained that it has become almost invisible, except in our massive, socialistic welfare state.
Connecticut is the living illustration of what happens when liberal fiscal policies run up against economic reality. It’s not pretty. And it’s coming your way.
Without coaxing the proverbial Julia away from Uncle Sugar Daddy, conservatives and libertarians cannot hope to persuade enough voters.
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