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Adding insult to injury.
2 weeks ago

Adding insult to injury.

Mae Flexer and the Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence want to increase the tax on marriage with SB 1011, ostensibly to fund sexual assault and domestic violence prevention and services: https://www.cga.ct.gov/2017/TOB/s/2017SB-01011-R00-SB.htm

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An Open Letter to Donald Trump
1 year ago

An Open Letter to Donald Trump

Family Institute of Connecticut Action and others call upon Donald Trump to answer questions about where he stands on family issues.

[Over the course of a long career in the …
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Marriage Getaway Is Half Price Through Monday
1 year ago

Marriage Getaway Is Half Price Through Monday

By  •  Family life, Events

Support for marriage strengthening projects have been a key component of FIC’s mission from our earliest days. We are pleased to share this opportunity from Biblically-based FamilyLife: register for a “Weekend …
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Task Force Takes On Human Trafficking
1 year ago

Task Force Takes On Human Trafficking

In recent years, FIC was proud to join other advocates to seek stronger protections against human trafficking in Connecticut; those efforts paid off with the passage of H.B. 5666.

Putting …
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Shocker: Marriage Decline Worsens In CT
1 year ago

Shocker: Marriage Decline Worsens In CT

By  •  Culture, Family life

Earlier this month, The Hartford Courant reported on an unsurprising trend: the decline of “basic building blocks of society” — specifically the natural family. Connecticut appears to be a canary …
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Merry Christmas from The Wolfgangs and Family Institute of Connecticut
1 year ago

Merry Christmas from The Wolfgangs and Family Institute of Connecticut

By  •  Family life

On behalf of the Family Institute of Connecticut–and our own family–we want to wish a most blessed Christmas to all of FIC’s members. It is your generous support–and divine providence–that …
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Shame on the Chamber.
1 year ago

Shame on the Chamber.

By  •  Culture, Family life

Shame on the Glastonbury Chamber of Commerce for peddling pictures of a naked boy sheathed by a “sold” sign in their “Men of Glastonbury Chamber 2016” calendar (blandly reported here …
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No, It’s Not ‘Black Thursday’
1 year ago

No, It’s Not ‘Black Thursday’

By  •  Culture, Family life

This post originally appeared on FIC Blog for Thanksgiving, 2013. Author’s note: I’m saddened to see that my prediction about coercive corporate policies was dead on. However, my unscientific observation …
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Did We Really Need Quickie Divorce In Connecticut?
1 year ago

Did We Really Need Quickie Divorce In Connecticut?

Effective October 1, a new law creates a category of people who are eligible for expedited divorce in Connecticut. Qualifying “non-adversarial” couples can get split in less than a month …
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Cheerful ‘Divorce Selfies’ — Just Plain Wrong
2 years ago

Cheerful ‘Divorce Selfies’ — Just Plain Wrong

By  •  Culture, Family life

The print edition of yesterday’s Hartford Courant, by way of the Washington Post, reports on a ‘trend’ that reeks of the worst aspects of a “me, me, ME” society and leaves us disgusted: exultant “divorce …
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