Forget income inequality — 'marriage inequality' is the real issue
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Compiled by Michael De Groote, Deseret News National Edition
Published: Tuesday, Jan. 14 2014 4:00 a.m. MST
Ari Fleischer says to reduce income inequality, encouraging marriage may be more efficient than redistributing wealth directly.
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“The decline in marriage rates among poorer men and women robs parents of supplemental income, of work-life balance and of time to prepare a child for school. Single-parenthood and inter-generational poverty feed each other. The marriage gap and the income gap amplify one another.”
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