Empower Our Families SPOTLIGHT ON STAND 4 MARRIAGE GRAPHIC STAY EMPOWERED
The media portrays families of all types: grandparents-as-parents, gay-male families, lesbian families, as well as traditional families. Overtime, the average American has become more comfortable with the idea of homosexuality and family. The lack of fathers in the home, the increased divorce rates, and the idea of marriage as “old-fashioned” has worked to decrease the value of marriage and family.
If we are to save marriage, our efforts must surpass rhetoric and individualism. The first step is an easy one- - -do not be silent. Communicate with your Congressman by waging your own letter writing campaign with your small group, parents’ circle, or neighbors. Secondly, be informed. Read up on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)[hyperlink to DOMA page] and local legislation being passed in your communities.