What they don’t teach as they hand out condoms that fail at high rates and birth control that children forget to take as recommended

Fleeing From Fatherhood

Suzanne Fields
“90 percent of college-educated women who become mothers are married. They discovered something besides book learning behind the ivy-covered walls. The big losers are women without the advantages of prosperity. The racial breakdown of unwed mothers is stark and dra…matic: 73 percent of black children, 53 percent of Latino children and 29 percent of white children are born to single mothers.”

“These are more than statistics. Any of us can recite the litany of disadvantages inherited by children raised without fathers. They are more likely to experience poverty, to do poorly in school, to wind up on the wrong side of the law and to repeat the grim cycle in their own generation.”

“Few in Washington discuss this because it’s first a cultural problem, and Washington only wants to talk about problems that can be reduced to politics. Culture doesn’t fit comfortably into political solutions.”

Read more: http://townhall.com/columnists/suzannefields/2012/03/16/creators_oped/page/full/

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