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Thursday, July 18, 2013
FW: Rise of Single Fathers, Growth of the Nonreligious, Demographics of reddit
A record 8% of households with minor children in the United States are headed by a single father, up from just over 1% in 1960. The increase is likely due to the growing share of non-marital births, higher divorce rates and the increasing importance of fathers as caregivers. Single dads are younger, less educated, less financially well-off and less likely to be white compared with fathers heading households with two married parents.
About half of Americans say the growing number of "people who are not religious" is bad for American society. And two-thirds of Americans - affiliated and unaffiliated alike - say religion is losing its influence in Americans' lives.
Young men are especially likely to visit the site -- a bulletin of user-submitted text, links, photos, and videos on a wide selection of topics. Some 15% of male internet users ages 18-29 say that they use reddit, compared with 5% of women in the same age range and 8% of men ages 30-49.READ THE REPORT >
At midyear, the national opinion polls provide little indication of which way the political wind is blowing looking ahead to elections in 2014 and 2016, writes Andrew Kohut in Fact Tank. Most of the key public opinion measures are mixed, or uncertain. READ MORE >
On last week's rulings, 45% approve of the court's same-sex marriage decisions, while 40% disapprove. There was far less awareness of the court's decision on the Voting Rights Act than on same-sex marriage. READ THE REPORT >
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We have been doing a lot of research here to look at the changing visions of fatherhood. We've seen that a father's role is going beyond just the breadwinner. Generally, fathers are being expected to fulfill the same type of things as mothers.