Revealing Statistics: America in Decline
Subtitle: Present Costs of the War against God
This page is only one of 18 sections of an extensive collection of statistics testifying to the above. See and read the main page here with the Table of Contents, by God's grace.
In addition to giving Biblical names to some sinful practices in this section, i left out some of the stats which quantified the sexual immorality in schools, as they (sadly) read more like an advertisement for brothels rather than places of education.
"I am much afraid that schools will prove to the great gates of Hell unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures, engraving them in the hearts of youth. I advise no one to place his child where the Scriptures do not reign paramount. Every institution in which men are are not increasingly occupied with the Word of God must become corrupt. — Martin Luther
The porn industry rakes in an estimated $10 billion to $14 billion annually in the United States. The $4 billion that Americans spend on video pornography alone is more than the annual revenue of the NFL, the NBA or Major League Baseball. Dillon Fishman Arizona Daily Wildcat http://wildcat.arizona.edu/papers/98/133/03_1.html
It is estimated that Americans now spend somewhere around $10 billion a year on adult entertainment, which is as much as they spend attending professional sporting events, buying music or going out to the movies. It is estimated that Americans now spend somewhere around $10 billion a year on adult entertainment, which is as much as they spend attending professional sporting events, buying music or going out to the movies. CBS News. http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/11/21/60minutes/main585049.shtml
The U.S. Customs Service estimates that there are more than 100,000 websites offering child pornography - which is illegal, worldwide. Red Herring Magazine, 1/18/02; http://www.spcc-storrs.org/blog/archives/general/
25 million Americans visit cybersex sites between 1-10 hours per week MSNBC Survey 2000; http://www.spcc-storrs.org/blog/archives/general/
Pakistan shows the highhest number of one online searches for pornographic material. http://stuartschneiderman.blogspot.com/2011/05/islam-and-pornography.html
The combined circulation of Playboy and Penthouse exceeds that of Time and Newsweek. http://www.spcc-storrs.org/blog/archives/general/
Nearly 900 theaters show X-rated films and more than 15,000 adult bookstores and video stores offer pornographic material, outnumbering McDonald's restaurants in the U.S. by a margin of at least 3 to 1. http://www.spcc-storrs.org/blog/archives/general/
60% of all web-site visits are sexual in nature. MSNBC /Stanford/Duquesne study, Washington Times Jan. 26, 2000;. http://www.spcc-storrs.org/blog/archives/general/
Between 2/2001 to 7/2001 there was an increase of 345% in child pornography sites. N2H2, 8/01; http://www.afo.net/statistics.htm
6% of men and 11.2% of women say they have had same-gender relations. http://www.census.gov/prod/www/statistical-abstract.html60% of all adults consider living with someone of the opposite gender without being married [sometimes called co-habitation, but which morally is "living in sin"], a morally acceptable behavior.”4 http://www.barna.org/FlexPage.aspx?Page=Topic&TopicID=2
30% of all adults consider having a sexual relationship with someone of the same gender a morally acceptable behavior.” (2004). ^ 4
38% of adults consider it morally acceptable to look at pornographic pictures. ^ 4
36% think it is OK to use profanity. ^ 4
34% say people are born gay (though there is no real proof of that, but as we all are born with a sinful nature, we cannot validate acting that what God states is sin, whatever proclivity that is, normal or aberrant, as He also provides grace to overcome our proclivity to sin,). ^ 4
From 1970 to 1996 the number of "never married" persons increased from 21 million to 46 million in 1996. ^ 4
Those who live in sin before marriage have a 50% higher divorce rate than those who do not. In addition, 40% of cohabitors break up before marrying.^ 4
The number of unmarried couples living together grew 72 percent between 1990 and 2000, reflecting a significant change in lifestyle. US Census Bureau.Wetzstein, Cheryl, “Unmarried-couple households increase,” The Washington Times, March 13, 2003), www.washtimes.com/national/20030313-37131544.htm). http://www.josh.org/notes/file/Internet9-Cohabiting.pdf
In Britain, the number of births to single mothers and unmarried cohabiting couples is set to exceed 50% across the country in the next five years. April, 2010, data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Since 1960 there has been an almost 800% increase to 4.3 million in the number of unmmarried couples in the U.S. Living in sin. Angela Bayer of the Population Resource Center in May 2001; http://www.childstats.gov/ac2000/pop1.htm
 While nearly 66% of children in the United States are born to mothers under 30, 53% of births to women under 30 occur outside marriage, and only 59 percent of all American women are married when they have children. (Child Trends, a Washington research group that analyzed government data, reported by http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/18/us/for-women-under-30-most-births-occur-outside-marriage.html?_r=1&pagewanted=print)
28 percent of all U.S. women with two or more children have children by more than one man. Population Association of America. (ANI)
Nearly 40 percent of babies born in the United States in 2007 were delivered by unwed mothers, signifying a more than 25 percent jump from five years before. National Center for Health Statistics
Approx. 40% of "single parent households" consist of two persons sexually cohabiting [living in sin]. The State of our Unions. http://moralissues.hp.infoseek.co.jp/mi/SOOU2004.pdf.
In 2006, 12.9 million families in the US were headed by a single parent, 80% of which were headed by a female. http://www.census.gov/apsd/techdoc/cps/cpsmar06.pdf
Detroit ranks No.1 in unmarried births among the nation’s 50 largest cities (Annie E. Casey Foundation). A survey conducted by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago found that the traditional nuclear family — a married couple with children — accounted for only 26 percent of households in 1998, down from 45 percent in 1972. - http://www.dadi.org/dn_bleak.htm
Of all single mothers in America, only 6.5 percent of them are widows, 37.8 percent are divorced, and 41.3 percent gave birth out of wedlock. (Ann Coulter: Guilty: Liberal "Victims" and Their Assault on America; http://rightwingnews.com/mt331/2009/04/ann_coulter_on_single_mothers.php)
About 25% (est.) of unmarried women between 25-39 are living in sin, with about 50% having previously done so. U. S. Bureau of the Census. 1998. Marital Status and Living Arrangements: March, 1997
Over 50% of all first marriages begin with living in sin. [“cohabitation”, compared with approx. 10% overall in 1965.] Larry Bumpass and Hsien-Hen Lu. 1998. "Trends in Cohabitation and Implications for Children's Family Contexts." Unpublished manuscript, Madison, WI: Center for Demography; .University of Wisconsin.
Cohabitation in the United States has increased by more than 1,500 percent in the past half century. N.Y. Times, "The Downside of Cohabiting Before Marriage, April 14, 2012
The most likely to cohabit (live in sin) are people aged 20 to 24. http://www.josh.org/notes/file/Internet9-Cohabiting.pdf
“Four times as much infidelity is reported among cohabiting men than among married men. Moreover, 1% of married woman reports having had an affair in the past year, compared to 8% of cohabiting women.” (Warren, Dr. Neil Clark, “The Cohabitation Epidemic,” Focus on the Family, June/July 2003, pg. 10-11) http://www.josh.org/notes/file/Internet9-Cohabiting.pdf
From 1976 to the 1990's reported child abuse in the U.S. has risen from 670,000 to nearly 3 million. FBI statistics; http://www.newsherald.com/archive/religion/bl112198.htm
By 1996, 70 percent of inmates in state juvenile detention centers serving long-term sentences were raised by single mothers. 72% of juvenile murderers and 60% of rapists come from single-mother homes. 70% of teenage births, dropouts, suicides, runaways, juvenile delinquents, and child murderers involve children raised by single mothers.
From 1993 to 2005, the number of married women victimized by their husbands ranged from 0.9 to 3.2 per 1000. Domestic violence was about 40 times more likely among divorced or separated women, ranging from 37.7 to 118.5 per 1000. Never married women were more than twice as likely to be victims of domestic violence as married women." (Ann Coulter: Guilty: Liberal "Victims" and Their Assault on America; http://rightwingnews.com/mt331/2009/04/ann_coulter_on_single_mothers.php)
A survey published in the book “Sex in America” found that 90 percent of wives and 75 percent of husbands claimed never to have committed adultery. Michael Foust, www.lifeway.com
The most comprehensive recent study of Americans' sexual practices, the 1994 National Health and Social Life Survey, found that 75 percent of married men and 90 percent of married women had been sexually faithful to their spouse. http://www.history.pomona.edu/vis/05h21/readings/frc_Q&A.html
In 1900 only about 6% of 19- year- old white unmarried women had engaged in premarital fornication. pbs.org. http://www.quchronicle.com/media/paper294/news/2004/01/29/Lifestyles/PreMarital.Sex.Sparks.Controversy-590821.shtml
34% of teenagers have at least one pregnancy before they turn 20; 80 percent of teenage pregnancies are unintended. The main rise in the teen pregnancy rate is among girls younger than 15. Close to 25 percent of teen mothers have a second child within two years of the first birth. http://www.teenhelp.com/teen-pregnancy/teen-pregnancy-statistics.html
By age 17, 50% (conservative number) of teenagers have committed fornication (premarital sexual relations). Alan Guttmacher Institute: AGI, Sex and America's Teenagers, New York: AGI, 1994, pp. 19-20.
40% of today's fourteen-year-old girls will become pregnant by the time they are 19. http://www.hi-ho.ne.jp/taku77/papers/vc/vc5.htm
The primary reason for adolescents remaining (a virgin) is that it is against their religious/moral values. Moore, K.A., Driscoll, A.K., & Lindberg, L.D. (1998). A Statistical Portrait of Adolescent Sex, Contraception, and Childbearing. Washington, DC: The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy.
Since 1960 there has been over a 400% increase in illegitimate births. The Wall Street Journal,Monday, March 15, 1993 Quantifying America's Decline by William J. Bennett http://www.columbia.edu/cu/augustine/arch/usadecline.html
Rampant fornication: Only about 6 percent of American men, and 4 percent of British men reported being virgins. Among women, the figures were 5 percent for Americans and 3 percent for Britons [and no unrepentant fornicator shall enter the kingdom of God but shall their part in the like of Fire: (1Cor. 6:9; Rv. 21:8)]. 1992 National Health and Social Life Survey, conducted by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago
62% of the 62 million women aged 15–44 are currently using a contraceptive method (30% the pill, 27% male or female tubal sterilization) Mosher WD et al., Use of contraception and use of family planning services in the United States: 1982–2002, Advance Data from Vital and Health Statistics, No. 350. 2004.
Single mothers—unwed or divorced—are estimated to co$t the US taxpayer $112 billion every year, or more than $1 trillion each
It is also estimated that the 50.5 million surgical abortions since 1970 have cost the U.S. $35 trillion dollars in lost Gross Domestic Product [among other costs]. http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/archive/ldn/2008/oct/08102109
In the United States alone, 13 million women use hormonal contraception. Guttmacher Institute . Facts on Contraceptive Use in the United States, June 2010
The typical U.S. woman wants only 2 children. To achieve this goal, she must use contraceptives for roughly 3 decades. The Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI), Fulfilling the Promise: Public Policy and U.S. Family Planning Clinics, New York: AGI, 2000.
1.51% in 1994 of the total U.S. population identified themselves as gay, lesbian or bisexual, or 4.3 total million Americans. The Social Organization of Sex: Sexual Practices in the United States (1994). http://www.frc.org/get.cfm?i=IF04A01
In 2007, Researchers reported that a little over roughly 15% of young females today self-identify as lesbian or bisexual, compared with about 5% of young males who identify as gay or bisexual. Ritch Savin-Williams and Geoffrey L. Ream, "Prevalence and stability of sexual orientation components during adolescence and young adulthood," Archives of Sexual Behavior, volume 36, pp. 385 - 394, 2007
30% of all adults consider having a sexual relationship with someone of the same gender a morally acceptable behavior. www.Barna.org. Beliefs: General Religious (2004)
In 1979, 73% of homosexuals admitted to committing pedophilia with boys. In The Gay Report by Jay and Young,
While accounting for approx. two percent of the population, [male?] homosexuals constitute about a third of child molesters. K. Freund and R.I. Watson, "The Proportions of Heterosexual and Homosexual Pedophiles Among Sex Offenders Against Children: An Exploratory Study," Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy 18 (Spring 1992): 3443, cited in "The Problem of Pedophilia," op. cit. Also, K. Freund and R.I. Watson, "Pedophilia and Heterosexuality vs. Homosexuality," Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy 10 (Fall 1984): 197, cited in NARTH Fact Sheet.
30 percent of Canadian pedophiles studied admitted to having engaged In homosexual acts as adults, and 91 percent of the molesters of non-familial boys admitted to no lifetime sexual contact other than homosexual. W. L. Marshall, et al., "Early onset and deviant sexuality in child molesters," Journal of interpersonal Violence 6 (1991): 323-336, cited in "Pedophilia: The Part of Homosexuality They Don't Want You to see," Colorado for Family Values Report, Vol. 14, March 1994.
50% of homosexual males have the Human Papilloma Virus. The Ins and Outs of Gay Sex: A Medical Handbook for Men
43 percent of white male homosexuals estimate they have committed sodomy with 500 or more different partners, and 28 percent report more than 1,000 partners. Authors Bell and Weinberg; http://www.leaderu.com/issues/fabric/chap11.html; http://www.frc.org/get.cfm?i=Is01B1
A study of the sexual profiles of 2,583 older homosexuals published in Journal of Sex Research, Paul Van de Ven et al., found that only 2.7 percent committed sodomy with only one partner. The response given by 21.6 percent of the respondents was of having a hundred-one to five hundred sodomite partners throughout their lifetime. Paul Van de Ven et al., "A Comparative Demographic and Sexual Profile of Older Homosexually Active Men," Journal of Sex Research 34 (1997): 354. http://www.frc.org/get.cfm?i=Is01B1
In his study of male homosexuality. “Western Sexuality: Practice and Precept in Past and Present Times,” M. Pollak found that "few homosexual relationships last longer than two years, with many men reporting hundreds of lifetime partners. M. Pollak, "Male Homosexuality," in Western Sexuality: Practice and Precept in Past and Present Times, edited by P. Aries and A. Bejin, pp. 40-61, cited by Joseph Nicolosi in Reparative Therapy of Male Homosexuality; http://www.frc.org/get.cfm?i=Is01B1
Authors David P. McWhirter and Andrew M. Mattison reported In their book, “The Male Couple” that in a study of a 156 males in homosexual relationships lasting from 1 to 37 years, only 7 couples had a totally exclusive sexual relationship, and these men all have been together for less than five years, and concluding that all couples with a relationship lasting more than five years typically have incorporated some provision for sexual activity outside their relationships. David P. McWhirter and Andrew M. Mattison, The Male Couple: How Relationships Develop (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1984), pp. 252, 3; http://www.frc.org/get.cfm?i=Is01B1
86 percent of offenders against males described themselves as homosexual or bisexual" (W. D. Erickson, M.D., et al., in Archives of Sexual Behavior 17:1, 1988).
60 percent of U.S. adoption agencies accept applications from homosexual men and women, and 40 percent already have made such placements. 19 percent of the agencies contacted say they deliberately seek homosexuals as adoptive parents or advertise as "gay friendly." Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute; http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=35331 [small sample size; survey funded by pro homosexual group.]
"40 percent of the children adopted [2004, in Massachusetts] have gone to gay and lesbian families," according to Masachusetts Democratic state Sen. Therese Murphy. WorldNetDaily on July 1; http://www.massnews.com/2004_editions/07_july/070804_kids_given_to_gay_parents.htm
The number of gays and lesbians adopting children has nearly tripled in the last decade. According to the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law, approx 6,477 homosexual couples had adopted children in 2000, which rose to about 21,740 in 2009. About 32,571 adopted children were living with same-sex couples in 2009, up from 8,310 in 2000. The highest number of homosexuals adopted children from Massachusetts, California, New York and Texas. [considering its size, MA is shamefully far higher in per capita homosexual adoptions]. Foster care provides for paid healthcare and college, and allowing gay couples to adopt from opens it up to more people. However, the bulk of parenting among gay people is by people who had children at a young age with a different sexual partner before choosing to go with homosexuality. According to the Adoption Institute, at least 60% of U.S. adoption agencies surveyed accept applications from non-heterosexual parents. Nearly 40% of agencies have knowingly placed children with gay families. http://www.christianpost.com/news/gay-adoptions-in-us-triple-over-decade-study-shows-59070/
In their 20s, 58 percent of the children of lesbians called themselves gay, and 33 percent of the children of homosexual men called themselves gay, versus 5 to 10 percent of the children of straight parents. In addition, 89 percent of communities who welcome homosexual show higher rates of homosexual behavior. Kansas State University family studies professor Walter Schumm, “Study: Gay Parents More Likely to Have Gay Kids,” AOL news, Oct. 17, 2010
Children raised by homosexual parents are more likely to become sexually promiscuous and are more likely to become homosexual themselves. Riggs SC. Coparent or Second-Parent Adoption by Same-Sex Parents. (letter) Pediatrics 2002; 109: 1193-4. http://www.lifesite.net/features/marriage_defence/SSM_MD_evidence.pdf
A major Dutch study of homosexual men in "committed" relationships found that only 7 out of 156 had been sexually faithful, or 4.5 percent. The study cited above found that even homosexual men in "steady partnerships" had an average of 6 "casual" sodomite partners per year. Michael Foust, www.lifeway.com http://www.history.pomona.edu/vis/05h21/readings/frc_Q&A.html
In this study, 43% of white male homosexuals were guilty of having sodomite relations with 500 or more partners, 28% admitted to 1000 or more partners in a lifetime, and of these people, 79% said that half of those partners were total strangers. Bell, A. and Weinberg, M. Homosexualities: a Study of Diversity Among Men and Women. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1978. http://www.frc.org/get.cfm?i=IS01B1
Male homosexual relationships in Holland last an average of 1.5 years, with gay men reporting an average of eight partners a year outside of their “committed” relationships. Xiridou M, et al. The contribution of steady and casual partnerships to the incidence of HIV infection among homosexual men in Amsterdam. AIDS. 2003; 17: 1029-38.)
A famous study of (conducted by two homosexuals, one a psychologist and the other a psychiatrist), found that of the 156 couples studied, only seven had maintained sexual fidelity. McWhirter, D.P.,& Mattison, A.M., “The male couple: How relationships develop” (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1984). http://socialjusticereview.org/articles/after_vows.php
Homosexual men fornicate with someone other than their primary partner in 66% of relationships within the first year, rising to 90% of relationships after five years. Harry J., Gay Couples. New York: (Praeger, 1984) http://www.lifesitenews.com/features/marriage_defence/SSM_MD_evidence.pdf
A 1997 study of 2,583 older homosexual men found the "modal range for number of sexual partners was 101-500. 10 to 15% said they had had more than 1,000 sexual partners. The Journal of Sex Research. Timothy J. Dailey, author, Dark Obsession. http://www.lifeway.com
A study of homosexual men shows that more than 75% of homosexual men admitted to having sex with more than 100 different males in their lifetime: approximately 15% claimed to have had 100-249 sex partners, 17% claimed 250-499, 15% claimed 500-999 and 28% claimed more than 1,000 lifetime sexual partners. Bell AP, Weinberg MS. Homosexualities. New York 1978.
61 percent of homosexuals in Chicago’s Shoreland area had more than 30 sexual partners. 2008 Baptist Press. http://www.bpnews.net/bpnews.asp?ID=19649
Lesbian women were more than 4 times as likely to have had more than 50 lifetime male partners than heterosexual women. Fethers K et al. Sexually transmitted infections and risk behaviours in women who have sex with women. Sexually Transmitted Infections 2000; 76: 345-9.
Approx. 66% of same-sex "marriages" in Massachusetts have involved lesbians. 2008 Baptist Press. http://www.bpnews.net/bpnews.asp?ID=19649
The 2003-2004 Gay/Lesbian Consumer Online Census surveyed the lifestyles of 7,862 homosexuals. Of those involved in a "current relationship," only 15 percent describe their current relationship as having lasted twelve years or longer, with five percent lasting more than twenty years. http://www.frc.org/get.cfm?i=IS04C02
At least 66% of homosexuals are guilty of regularly engaging in sodomy. Corey, L. and Holmes, K. "Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis A in Homosexual Men." New England J. Med., 1980, pp. 435-38.
The States with the highest concentrations of homosexual households were
2. California (San Francisco; Guerneville; W. Holllywood; Palm Springs; Oakland; Long Beach)
3. Washington (Seattle-Bellevue-Everett)
4. Massaschusetts (Provincetown; N. Hampton; Roxbury)
6. New Mexico (Albuquerque)
8. New York (New York, NY; Chelsea)
10. New Jersey (Jersey city)
U.S. Census 2000