A sign on a telephone pole advertising no fault divorce in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1974.
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A sign on a telephone pole advertising no fault divorce in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1974.
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The Unexpected Bad Fruits of Divorce

It is time to wake up. The long-term effects of divorce are threatening the very life of the institution of the family.
 

Herbert Armstrong warned this nation and the world for decades that divorce is bad. The breakup of a family is bad for the wife, bad for the children, bad for the husband, and most certainly bad for a stable society. Yet, judges, lawyers, politicians, psychologists, family counselors and many women and men have tried to reason their way around this elementary truth.

In the early 1970s, no-fault divorce laws were enacted, liberalizing divorce in America. People were assured emphatically that divorce would make life better for women and children. Many other Western nations followed our example. For over 30 years there has been an avalanche of divorce.

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