Much has been written here and in other venues regarding the deplorable state of the traditional family. No, I’m not saying that all traditional families are in deplorable shape. What I am addressing is the lower and lower percentage of children being born into traditional families in America.
There are a lot of different moral arguments that can be made for why this is happening. Things like the general breakdown of morality, the promotion of sex in every possible form and the promiscuity that it has bred, and the blatant encouragement of our youth to “explore” their sexuality far earlier than is advisable. Not to mention the decimation of the necessary underpinning of the marriage relationship that keeps sex within its boundaries where it is safe, loving, and natural as an expression of love for one’s spouse.
But let’s suppose – for a moment – that we are speaking with someone who chooses to “blow off” all of these extremely important aspects to the problem. How do we demonstrate the evils of out-of-wedlock childbirth?
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About Tom Stark
Tom Stark began writing for the Engage Family Minute blog in February 2012. As a small business owner Tom is passionate about the intersection of faith and politics in the life of Christians and the community around him. Having been touched by both the abortion issue and the issue of homosexuality in his own family, Tom is passionate about defending the lives of the unborn and upholding Biblical Truth. Tom also writes for www.westvirginiaconservative.com