Anthony Bradley

Anthony is associate professor of religious studies at The King's College in New York and a research fellow at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty.

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The low cost of adopting a child

by Anthony Bradley
Posted 5/27/16, 04:40 pm

There is a prevailing myth out there that process of adoption costs thousands upon thousands of dollars, but that isn’t true. Not only is adopting a child in foster care essentially free in many states, adoptive parents can receive a stipend if a child has special needs. In fact, the only instances where adoption costs thousands of dollars are when couples seek to adopt infants from the United States or from around the world through a private agency. Otherwise, adopting an orphan from the United States cost little to nothing.

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Reentry programs reduce prison recidivism

by Anthony Bradley
Posted 5/20/16, 01:18 pm

Because of the roughly 2.5 million men and women incarcerated in this country, states find themselves under increased pressure to develop early-release alternatives to ease prison overcrowding. States have chosen probation and parole as the primary means to ameliorate the overcrowding while maintaining a means to punish offenders for breaking the law. But reentry programs have proven to be the best way to keep criminals from returning to prison, and the best programs are those emphasizing character formation and work skills.

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A deadly crisis in rural America

by Anthony Bradley
Posted 5/13/16, 01:26 pm

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