A reminder that marriage is good, can be great

Thursday, February 7, 2019
 | 
Charlie Butts (OneNewsNow.com)

natural marriageNational Marriage Week is under way, and the statistics keep proving the benefits of matrimony and a stable home.

The annual event is February 7 thru the 14, designed to celebrate and promote the lifelong union of a man and a woman.

Sheila Weber of National Marriage Week USA says marriage creates better financial stability, married couples are more healthy and have longer lives, and their children benefit, too.  

"We've discovered that there's 25 percent less poverty today if we had the marriage rates that we had back in 1970, and in 1970 nearly 80 percent of all adults were married," Weber tells OneNewsNow. "Today that's dropped back to the 50 percentile so, really, marriage is falling off the cliff."

National Marriage Week has launched a campaign urging people to return to married couples and stable families, and also suggesting that churches start marriage classes to help struggling couples.

 

Consider Supporting Us?

The staff at Onenewsnow.com strives daily to bring you news from a biblical perspective. If you benefit from this platform and want others to know about it please consider a generous gift today.

MAKE A DONATION

Comments

We moderate all reader comments, usually within 24 hours of posting (longer on weekends). Please limit your comment to 300 words or less and ensure it addresses the article - NOT another reader's comments. Comments that contain a link (URL), an inordinate number of words in ALL CAPS, rude remarks directed at other readers, or profanity/vulgarity will not be approved. More details

SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWSBRIEF

SUBSCRIBE

VOTE IN OUR POLL

How would you describe President Trump's 'go back' tweets directed at 'progressive' Democratic congresswomen?

CAST YOUR VOTE

GET PUSH NOTIFICATIONS

SUBSCRIBE

LATEST AP HEADLINES

Trump abortion restrictions effective immediately
Final blast of torrential rains unleashed by weakened Barry
Joe Biden draws line against progressives on health care
Booker's Iowa senior adviser leaves, citing personal reasons
Avenatti: R. Kelly paid $2M to silence girl he assaulted
Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans
Trump signs order to make American-made goods more American

LATEST FROM THE WEB

'They are endorsing Socialism' — President Trump fires back at Ocasio-Cortez 'squad' as they hold media conference
AOC 'squad' refers to Trump as 'occupant' of White House, condemns 'racist' remarks, as Trump fires back
Kamala Harris blasts, and takes money from, Jeffrey Epstein’'s Llaw firm
The great transgender 'awokening'
The arrogance and the ignorance: “weapon-grade stupid” status

CARTOON OF THE DAY

Cartoon of the Day
NEXT STORY
We've got $20M ... so let's start building that wall!

"Build That Wall!"An organization plans to break ground this spring on a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. It's doing so with the president's blessings – and without the government's help.