Rosin, Hanna
May 1996
New Republic;5/6/96, Vol. 214 Issue 19, p14
Deals with the emergence of anti-divorce movement in the U.S. Agreement between conservatives and liberals on the significance of marriage to the healthy development of children and in preventing poverty; State legislators who proposed bills which call for stricter grounds for divorce; Reference to a study published in the "Journal of Marriage and the Family," regarding the increase in the divorce rate following the implementation of the no-fault divorce policy in several U.S. states; Reference to the book "The Abolition of Marriage," by Maggie Gallagher which describes a post-marriage society; Efforts of columnist Michael McManus to encourage churches across the U.S. to establish marriage support networks.


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