Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Community Marriage Policy affirmed in 197th U.S. city - (BP)

Kay Adkins, reporting for Baptist Press, writes:

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (BP)--Memphis has become the 197th U.S. city to embrace a Community Marriage Policy.

More than 175 faith and community leaders at Shelby County’s Second Annual Healthy Marriage Summit affirmed their commitment to equip “individuals, couples and families for healthy, successful relationships,” as stated in the Mid-South Community Marriage Policy.

The goal of the policy is to reduce both the rate of divorce and the number of children born out of wedlock in Shelby County by 20 percent by 2010...

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hat tip: The Alliance Alert

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