Government and social activism can’t replace a father.

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The recent execution-style mass murder in Newark, NJ has sparked an avalanche of response from politicians, civic-leaders and community activists. None of that response comes close to touching on the fact that most kids in Newark grow up in fatherless homes. Nor will anybody say out loud that a disproportionate percentage of fatherless kids wind up in trouble. Steven Malanga writes on the subject in City Journal magazine.

Do kids need fathers or will they turn out just as well in single-parent households headed by the mother? YOU TELL ME.

Paul Gleiser

Paul L. Gleiser is president of Gleiser Communications, LLC, licensee of radio stations KTBB 97.5 FM/AM600, 92.1 The Team FM & KYZS in Tyler-Longview, Texas.

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  1. Andy Hearn says:

    RE: Fathers & Tyler Curfew:
    Weren’t parents in charge of raising their children and responsible for seeing that they were home at a decent hour, not the government?

    Do I hear the feint sound of goosesteps?

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