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Social programs weak in many states with tough abortion laws

Apr. 07, 2022 11:03 AM EDT

States with some of the nation’s strictest abortion laws are also some of the hardest places to have and raise a healthy child, especially for the poor, according to an analysis of federal data by The Associated Press. The findings raise questions about the strength of the social...

Pope gives fathers working at Vatican 3-day paternity leave

Mar. 01, 2022 14:03 PM EST

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has urged couples to have more children, rather than pets, and called for family-friendly government policies. So he raised eyebrows Tuesday when he revamped the Vatican's family leave policy with a new benefit giving new dads a mere three days of paid paternity...