Monday, September 26, 2016

What effect does the erosion of marriage have on poverty rates? Next FOT

Joining us Tuesday will be Rachel Sheffield, a policy analysist analyst in the DeVoss Center
Rachel Sheffield
for Religion & Civil Society at the Heritage Foundation
on how the erosion of marriage is driving up poverty in the United States. Rachel’s work at the DeVoss Center
focuses on welfare, marriage and family, and education. She writes regularly on the family, religion and civil society ( for The Foundry, Heritage’s policy blog, and also contributes to news and commentary sites such as The Daily Caller, and National Review Online.

Her work has been cited by The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Times, among other major media outlets. She appears regularly on radio programs across the country, and also speaks to student groups and audiences on Capitol Hill.

Join Deacon Mike Manno, Gina Noll and Rachel tomorrow at 9 a.m. (Central) on Iowa Catholic Radio 1150 AM; 88.5 & 94.5 FM; and streaming at where you can find a downloadable phone app and pod casts of our older programs, including last week’s program on Saul Alinsky and the previous week’s program on George Soros. The program will be re-broadcast at 9 p.m.

As usual we’ll have news and information of interest to people of faith as they try to navigate through today’s increasingly secular society.

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