The Great American Melting Pot

Shake it off and step up: Leave division behind

3 reasons schools should make their own transgender policies

Testimony in support of HB 239 (Juvenile Justice Amendments)

Utah ranks #1 for family prosperity

Vision for Religious Freedom


Government economists study data from the Current Population Survey and find that married persons volunteered at a higher rate (32.3%) than those who had never married (20.3%) and those with other mar…
Volunteering in the United States, 2006. United States Department of Labor: Washington, D.C.

Fighting and Running Away

These researchers study data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health and find that adolescents from intact married families were the least likely to ever have gotten into a fight or …
A portrait of family and religion in America: Key outcomes for the common good. Heritage Foundation: Washington, D.C.

Behavioral Problems

Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, this researcher finds that having an involved father in an adolescentís life leads to a decrease in behavioral problems for the adolescent. …
Family structure, father involvement, and adolescent behavioral outcomes. Journal of Marriage and Family 68 (1): 137-54.


Analyzing survey data from US university students, these researchers find that students from intact families report significantly higher levels of father involvement, father mentoring, and nurturant f…
Fathering in intact and divorced families: Ethnic differences in retrospective reports. Journal of Marriage and Family 67 (1): 207-15.