What Does Love Have To Do With It?

As referred to by the Heritage Foundation, “marriage is America’s greatest weapon against child poverty.” The absence of a parent (most often the father) is a primary cause of childhood poverty today. The 2009 census revealed that the poverty rate of single parents was 37.1%; the rate among married couples was 6.8%. Being raised in […]

Jail vs. Prison

The terms jail and prison are used interchangeably and most people don’t realize the difference. Historically, jail has been reserved for a sentence of a year or less and prison for more than a year. Additionally, jails are the holding place for individuals as they await trail, whereas, prisons are for convicted felons [after sentencing]. […]