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OPINION: Pushing Single Mothers to Marry Doesn't Help Them Find a Husband (or Feed Their Kids)

OPINION: Pushing Single Mothers to Marry Doesn't Help Them Find a Husband (or Feed Their Kids)
For years there has been a misguided attempt to curb single mother poverty by funding marriage initiatives that simply are not getting us anywhere. Finally, we’re getting a clue. The question remains, what can we do that is different to help these women transcend living at the poverty level? Because pushing initiatives that fit in a specific “moral” box are not the answer.
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Cuts to Meals on Wheels Leave Seniors Hungry, Increase Health Care Costs for Government

Cuts to Meals on Wheels Leave Seniors Hungry, Increase Health Care Costs for Government
You may have heard that Republicans are forcing (even more) cuts in programs like Meals On Wheels. Big deal, another “budget cut” to reduce the dreaded “government spending.” But what does all of this this mean to actual, real people? What really happens to real Americans isn’t real pretty.
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Dave Johnson
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