From the January/February, 2009 issue of Touchstone
marriage Divorced from Reality by Stephen Baskerville

Feature

Divorced from Reality

“We’re from the Government, and We’re Here to End Your Marriage.”
by Stephen Baskerville

The decline of the family has now reached critical and truly dangerous proportions. Family breakdown touches virtually every family and every American. It is not only the major source of social instability in the Western world today but also seriously threatens civic freedom and constitutional government.

G. K. Chesterton once observed that the family serves as the principal check on government power, and he suggested that someday the family and the state would confront one another. That day has arrived.

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