Growing Social Liberalism a Factor in Greater Acceptance of Out-of-Wedlock
And they should continue investing Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and other funds to help reduce out-of-wedlock
childbearing, especially during the teenage years, where a one-third reduction in teen birth rates over the past decade demonstrates that progress is possible.
The first two sections which follow set the scene respecting the law which applied to marriage, concubinage and out-of-wedlock
births under the Dutch VOC and, later, British rule.
prevent and reduce out-of-wedlock
pregnancies and establish numerical goals toward this objective; and
According to the Department of Health and Human Services, a program is eligible when it teaches that "abstinence from sexual activity is the only certain way to avoid out-of-wedlock
pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases and other associated health problems.
Maybe, according to and analysis of birth and census data for these top three winners of the annual bonuses, which are meant to reward the states that see the greatest reductions in out-of-wedlock
fertility without any increase in their abortion rate.
The age-old stigmas attached to illegitimacy and out-of-wedlock
pregnancy were crude and unfair to women and children.
Having a baby out-of-wedlock
no longer paid and taxpayers applauded.
The Department of Health and Human Services is awarding $100 million in bonuses to states with the largest decreases in out-of-wedlock
births between 1998 and 2001.
Additionally, participants were asked about the number of siblings, whether the siblings had out-of-wedlock
children, and if so how many.
The Seraglio includes erotic flirtation, war heroism, blackmail, an out-of-wedlock
birth, self-mutilation, the conjuring of spirits, an opera premiere, sudden death, and a reunion of wives and lovers (seraglio is a word for harem).
Many of these trends--declining fertility, aging populations, increasing rates of out-of-wedlock
births, rising age at first marriage--were chronicled in these pages more than a decade ago and continue to have an impact today.