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20 Reasons America Is Becoming An Increasingly Nonfunctional Society

ladisney Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 12:56 PM
On the other hand. The founders were certainly not in favor of same sex marriage or there would have been same sex marriages at the time. That they did not permit it speaks to the issue.

1) Starting in the sixties there was an explosion of children born out-of-wedlock and kids who don't grow up in two parent families fare more poorly percentage wise on just about any and every scale imaginable including substance abuse, teenage pregnancies, suicide rates, criminality and homelessness.

2) Many people are becoming so childlike in their dependence on the government that they can't save for their own retirement, escape from an oncoming hurricane, or even purchase their own birth control without the government handling it for them.

3) Our legal system encourages frivolous lawsuits, is punitively expensive...