Heritage Foundation Hosts Discussion on ‘The Future of Marriage and Family in the West’

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Ambassador of Hungary to the United States Szabolcs Takács delivers a special presentation on Hungary’s pro-family agenda. Two panels of experts also share their perspectives at 9:30 a.m. ET on May 24 in the Heritage Foundation’s discussion on “End of the Line or a New Birth? The Future of Marriage and Family in the West.”

Roger Severino, Vice President, Domestic Policy, The Heritage Foundation, moderates the event.

Panel I, Topic: What Drives Demographics?

Preston Brashers, Senior Policy Analyst, Hermann Center for the Federal Budget, The Heritage Foundation;
Catherine Pakaluk, Ph.D., Director of Social Research and Associate Professor, The Catholic University of America;
Delano Squires, Research Fellow, DeVos Center for Life, Religion, and Family, The Heritage Foundation;
Moderator: Jay Richards, Ph.D., Director, DeVos Center for Life, Religion, and Family, The Heritage Foundation.

Panel II, Topic: Can Government Policies Boost the Married Birth Rate?

Lindsey Burke, Ph.D., Director, Center for Education Policy, The Heritage Foundation;
Rachel Greszler, Senior Research Fellow, Hermann Center for the Federal Budget, The Heritage Foundation;
Robert Rector, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Health and Welfare Policy, The Heritage Foundation;
Michael Toscano, Executive Director, Institute for Family Studies;
Moderator: The Honorable Paul Ray, Director, Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation.