Posts tagged "fatherhood"

Illinois legislators attack common sense values

While everyone’s attention has been focused on the Illinois legislature’s halting efforts to repair the state’s financial mess, those who wish to dismantle the traditional family and sexual mores are busy working in the shadows. They’re pushing bills through the legislature that would: • Weaken the teaching of the time-honored idea of “waiting until marriage”... Read more »

Update: Eric Zorn responds to my correction and an explanation

My counterpart on the Tribune op-ed page, Eric Zorn, pointed out to me the need for a correction in my column/post regarding the reaction to President Barack Obama’s call (below) at Hyde Park Academy in Chicago for greater involvement by fathers in the children’s lives. (Update: He responds to this post here.) In my column,... Read more »
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