Ep 656 | The ‘Family Diversity’ Myth | Guest: Dr. Brad Wilcox

Today we’re joined by Dr. Brad Wilcox, professor of sociology at the University of Virginia and senior fellow at the Institute for Family Studies, to discuss the importance of family structure in our lives and in society. Rates of idleness and incarceration are significantly higher among young men who didn’t grow up with a father in the home versus those who did. We discuss the data that supports this in Dr. Wilcox’s study “Life Without Father": Less College, Less Work, and More Prison for Young Men Growing Up Without Their Biological Father, which provides evidence that present fathers in the home statistically prepare boys for safer childhoods and more successful adulthoods. Then, we discuss the progressive movement’s push to replace family with the state and the hypocrisy of progressive policymakers regarding their family policy agendas. --- Today's Sponsors: Good Ranchers — change the way you shop for meat today by visiting GoodRanchers.com/ALLIE & use promo code 'ALLIE' to save $30 off your order, get free express shipping, and donate life-changing food to kids in need! Carly Jean Los Angeles — use promo code 'ALLIEBASIC' to save 20% off your first order at CarlyJeanLosAngeles.com! Reliefband — save 20% off plus free shipping at Reliefband.com when you use promo code 'ALLIE'! --- Show Links: IFS: "‘Life Without Father’: Less College, Less Work, and More Prison for Young Men Growing Up Without Their Biological Father" https://ifstudies.org/blog/life-without-father-less-college-less-work-and-more-prison-for-young-men-growing-up-without-their-biological-father --- Buy Allie's book, You're Not Enough (& That's Okay): Escaping the Toxic Culture of Self-Love: https://alliebethstuckey.com/book Relatable merchandise – use promo code 'ALLIE10' for a discount: https://shop.blazemedia.com/collections/allie-stuckey Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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