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Marriage & Families is a journal published three times a year by BYU's School of Family Life. Dedicated to strengthening families, the publication includes articles by BYU professors as well as other family experts. Here are descriptions of some of the articles in the September 2002 issue.
"What Children Really Need: Another Way to Look at Children's Rights," by Allan Carlson.
This article discusses 10 factors that are essential for children to be happy and healthy. These include the right to have parents, siblings, and a religious faith.
"The Pornography Trap," by Victor B. Cline and Bradley R. Wilcox, '85.
Pornography's addictive nature and negative consequences are explained in this article, as are the steps for overcoming such an addiction.
"A Senator Speaks on Society, Law, and the Family," by Senator Gordon Smith, '76.
In a speech given at BYU, Senator Smith discusses the impact of laws on families and talks about his experiences maintaining his personal morals and beliefs while acting as an elected representative of the public.
MORE: To read Marriage & Families online see www.lib.byu.edu/~imaging/marriageandfamilies.
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