According to a recently available survey from the Census Bureau.

By sifting through and examining the data according to various elements, such as nativity and family structure, some interesting patterns begin to emerge. For example, the rate of poverty was higher in households where only 1 parent is present. And, perhaps unsurprisingly, the raised %age of single mother or father households in America appears to be at least partly due to – – as commentator Terence P. Jeffrey places it – – [a] disrespect for marriage and traditional family life [that] is definitely a homegrown item of the United States. Actually, the rate of child poverty in American households with only 1 parent was a lot more than 40 %. In households where there are two unmarried parents, the poverty rate was 37.3 %. Read More

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