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LDS Church News viewpoint: Divine role of fathers

For a couple of decades now, social scientists, journalists, and other observers of the human condition have been expressing alarm about social ills attendant to a growing notion that fathers are expendable.

In an influential magazine article published in 1993, Barbara Dafoe Whitehead declared, “Divorce and out-of-wedlock childbirth are transforming the lives of American children” (“Dan Quayle Was Right,” The Atlantic, Apr. 1993).

It isn’t a change for the better, she went on to show.


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