Eagle Forum Legislative Alerts

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Census shows family decline

The US Census has a new report:
Did you know that in 1970 married couples with children made up 40 percent of American households? Today, they comprise just 20 percent (see figure). ... To find out more about the composition of modern American families, check out a new report released today, “America’s Families and Living Arrangements: 2012.”
Since 1970, there have been an assortment of laws, court decisions, and govt policies to discourage traditional American nuclear families.

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