According to U.S. Census Bureau, an estimated 24.7 million children live without their biological father. Sadly, this disproportionately affects minority communities.
And the effects of this reality are heartbreaking: Children in father-absent homes are almost four times more likely to be poor. They’re more likely to abuse drug and alcohol, have physical and emotional health problems and more than twice as likely to commit suicide.
This is why we must persist in our support for marriage and families.
During our Summer of Persistence, Concerned Women for America recommits to founding principles that have sustain our freedom throughout our nation’s history. Please join in!
Now is not the time to resist; it is the time to persist. This summer, find out how you can support a positive agenda that protects our Biblical values. Visit www.CapitolHillBrief.org today. If you’d like to hear these commentaries on the radio, find me on your local radio station.