Letters, Mar. 20, 1995

The Movement to Strengthen Marriage

"The idea of settling down, having a couple of kids and living in a house with a white picket fence is long gone."

KEROLYNN LUKES MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN

Marriage and the family form the foundation upon which every community is built [Cover Story, Feb. 27]. When the foundation starts to crumble, the whole structure is at risk of collapse. As a nation, the best way for us to address crime, teen pregnancy, welfare, gangs, high school dropouts and a whole array of other problems is to focus on the root cause of them all: a breakdown of...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!