Healing the American Family


Mitt Romney spoke at the NAACP convention in Houston recently. He acknowledged problems facing black communities and the disappointment they have with:

• the majority of their children born to single mothers
• a high rate of their children dropping out of schools,
• a black unemployment rate remaining well over 14 percent,
• a disproportionate number of black men in prison

Former-Governor Romney cited the Brookings Institute’s study that found that graduating from high school, getting a job and waiting to get married and have kids, until at least the early 20s, drastically reduces one’s chances of being poor.

Not only did the presidential candidate speak in favor of strong families, he underscored his solutions for failing schools, and promised to defend traditional marriage.

These are important subjects for our politicians to focus on. Any policy that lifts up, honors and heals the family will be good for all Americans!

About Along The Way with Gary Curtis

Gary Curtis served for 27 years, as part of the pastoral staff of The Church on The Way, the First Foursquare Church of Van Nuys, California. In October 2015, Gary retired from leadership of the church’s not-for-profit media outreach, Life On The Way Communications, Inc. He continues to blog at worshipontheway.wordpress.com. Gary and his wife, Alisa, live in southern California. They have two married daughters and five grandchildren.
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