New Study: Half of US Children are Emotionally Starving

We have been studying family structure long enough to know that there are three staples of a child's emotional diet: the love of their father, the love of their mother, and stability.  Increasingly, America's children are being denied one or more of these critical...

Them Before Us Founder Testifies Against Uniform Parentage Act

Members of the law and justice committee,* Thank you for the opportunity to be here. My name is Katy Faust and I’m the founder of the children’s rights organization Them Before Us. I am the former Assistant Director of Chinese Children Adoption International, the...

I’m gay. And like most Italians, I oppose surrogacy.

My name is Vincenzo. I am Italian and I’m gay. Normally I don't feel this need to label myself because I think sexuality is simply a detail. On this planet we are men and women- people- that's all. But on the topic of surrogacy it's important to specify my sexuality...

Gender Matters

Children are fragile human beings that require the utmost provision, love, attention, moral education, and the inculcation of virtues. Without the proper care, children would not survive infancy nor grow to maturity.  Depending on their age, children possess different...

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