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Keeping the Pledge on Marriage-Friendly Federal Policy
Posted By Chuck Donovan On September 27, 2010 @ 5:00 pm In Family and Religion | No Comments
House Republicans released a “Pledge to America”  last week detailing legislative proposals for the next Congress to address the nation’s challenges with deficits, health care policy, entitlements, and taxes. The Pledge underscored its sponsors’ commitment “to honor families, traditional marriage, life, and the private and faith-based organizations that form the core of our American values.”
Putting flesh on these bones will require sustained effort from a new Congress, since the current body has spent much of 2010 passing lengthy bills  that many members have not had the time to read, much less fully understand. The Heritage Foundation’s “Solutions for America” series is designed to provide concise policy proposals that focus on a wide array of concerns, including ideas for “Making Federal Policy Marriage Friendly.” 
Specifically, a Congress concerned about the erosion of traditional marriage, especially in lower-income communities, could:
“Solutions for America” is replete with these and other ideas  to put the nation on a new course of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense.
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URLs in this post:
 Image: http://www.heritage.org/research/projects/solutions-for-america
 “Pledge to America”: http://pledge.gop.gov/
 lengthy bills: http://blog.heritage.org../?p=11999
 “Making Federal Policy Marriage Friendly.”: http://www.heritage.org/Research/Reports/2010/08/Making-Federal-Policy-Marriage-Friendly
 other ideas: http://thf_media.s3.amazonaws.com/2010/pdf/SolutionsForAmerica.pdf
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