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Fewer Families, Less Religion -- and Less Freedom

Libs_Are_UsefulIdiots Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 8:47 PM
Christianity will NEVER disappear from this or any other country.
Whatadifference Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 8:50 PM
Freedom of speech allows the people above to write what they feel. Good for them. They want to take away freedom of religion from others . ??

The kind of limited government, democratic republic America has always been is possible for only two reasons: (1) The government isn't the sole (or even major) source of economic and social support for its citizens; and (2) Principles, ethics and incentives other than the simple fear of punishment has been effective in deterring anti-social behavior.

That's why it's so disconcerting to learn that two big factors in President Obama's re-election was his electoral dominance among both unmarried Americans (at an all time high) and the religiously unaffiliated (also growing ever larger).

The statistics about single voters are discouraging because...