Schools don’t teach this during Black History Month


Poverty is largely a function of family structure, as you can see in the graphic above.

You can see the inverse relationship between the out-of-wedlock birth rate and median income. In other words, poverty isn’t driven by racism; it’s driven by family structure.

Marriage is the ultimate path to healthier, happier families, which is why Pulse Life Advocates has created The Holy Family Project, which launches March 6th. Register today without obligation.

[Tom Quiner is president of Pulse Life Advocate’s board of directors.]


  1. John Hugo on February 15, 2022 at 6:37 pm

    The IRS favors unmarried mothers even if the father is around.

    • Tom Quiner on March 3, 2022 at 9:33 pm

      What a tax code! If we built in tax incentives for being married, do you think more people would get married?