We Should Probably Stop Blaming the Crime Rate on Single Mothers

During the second Presidential debate last month, Mitt Romney suggested that one way to reduce Aurora, Colorado-style mass assault weapon shootings would be to encourage everyone to just get married before they have babies. Blaming single parents for violence has long been a dog whistle talking point of the family… » 11/27/12 1:10pm 11/27/12 1:10pm

Pro-Life Pol Who Pressured His Mistress to Have an Abortion Says It's…

Scott DesJarlais, the pro family values anti-abortion rights Tennessee Tea Party Congressman who it turns out was actually only pro-family values and anti-abortion rights for people who aren't Scott DesJarlais, now claims that the tape transcript released last week wherein he pressured his mistress/ex patient to have… » 10/15/12 12:10pm 10/15/12 12:10pm

'Pro Family' Conservative States Aren't Doing Squat to Make Life Easier…

Conservative Americans demand their politicians spout sepia pleasantries about how America needs to experience a resurrection of "traditional family values." But when it comes down to setting policy, the US's most conservative states are actually the most hostile to the families to whom they so adamantly pay lip… » 5/14/12 1:40pm 5/14/12 1:40pm

Can You Marry Someone You Screw On The First Date?

So you're a swinging single and you've had a one-night stand. What's the etiquette for establishing boundaries, calling the day after and getting out without hurting feelings? So began an email dispatched to me and all eHarmony members touting a story called "Navigating the One-Night Stand," about the rules of fucking… » 4/24/08 12:00pm 4/24/08 12:00pm