“The mainstream media, liberal politicians, activists, and academia bewail child poverty in the U.S. But in these ritual lamentations, one key fact remains hidden: The principal cause of child poverty in the U.S. is the absence of married fathers in the home.”  Read more from this Heritage Foundation article, Married Fathers: America’s Greatest Weapon Against Child Poverty by Robert Rector here: http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/2010/06/married-fathers-americas-greatest-weapon-against-child-poverty