The Common Good

Sharon Jayson

Blog Posts by Sharon Jayson

Posted by Sharon Jayson 5 weeks 2 days ago
Nearly three in five births to unmarried women across the United States were to women living with their partner — marking the first time a majority of these births were to women in cohabiting...
Posted by Sharon Jayson 29 weeks 1 day ago
National attention on a proposed Arizona law allowing business owners to deny service for religious reasons to gay people signals how attitudes on social issues have shifted dramatically in recent...
Posted by Sharon Jayson 32 weeks 4 days ago
The abortion rate in the U.S. has dropped to its lowest level since the procedure became legal in 1973, according to a new data analysis that reflects a 13 percent decline in both the...
Posted by Sharon Jayson 1 year 3 days ago
The invitations are in the mail. Jennifer Beltz and T.J. Gurski of Commerce Township, Mich., are defying the odds — they’re taking the plunge a second time.“When I got divorced, I said, ‘I’m never...
Posted by Sharon Jayson 1 year 23 weeks ago
Unmarried couples who live together are staying together longer than in the past — and more of them are having children, according to new federal data that details just how cohabitation is...