Statements about Families
"The United States is the only industrialized country that does not guarantee paid time off to care for a new child."
"In 1968, a full-time worker earning minimum wage, could actually support a family of three above the poverty line. Today, that same worker would earn less than the poverty line for a family of two."
"There are 4.7 percent of Virginians who are minimum wage earners who are over 25 years of age working full-time and trying to raise a family."
"Seventy percent of all uninsured live in households in which at least one person is working."
Says Ken Cuccinelli tried to make it more difficult for mothers to obtain divorces.
"In 1960, most black children were raised in two-parent, monogamous families." Today "we have only 20 percent of black children being raised in two-parent, monogamous families..."
"The tax burden on Virginia families was lower under Tim Kaine than under George Allen."
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