Child Care and the Federal Government

January 1, 1989 ...

Contemporary America unfortunately tends to forget that children are a trust from the Lord. Numerous new problems have emerged, including a new wave of selfish materialism. Child abuse and neglect are increasing. Households headed by single parents are faced with added stress. Children are often used as pawns in custody battles. Social trends and economic …

Charitable Contributions

January 1, 1979 ...

Since our earliest days, voluntary, non-profit agencies have been part of the vital strength of the United States of America. Such agencies, including religious institutions and churches, have performed necessary functions that otherwise would have fallen to Government. Charitable contributions to voluntary agencies have diminished considerably in recent years, with increased use of the standard …

Employment and Religious Freedom

January 1, 1973 ...

There is a distinct difference between the preferential selection of personnel by religious institutions on the basis of religious conviction, and unfair discrimination on the part of a secular enterprise because of religion. We agree that the latter is wrong, and should be proscribed by law, but the former is necessary if the essential character …