In news that will only be shocking to people who think the Duggars clan are doing this life thing right, a new study has been released on religiousness and the children who grow up in such an environment.
•Family religious identification decreases children’s altruistic behaviors
•Religiousness predicts parent-reported child sensitivity to injustices and empathy
•Children from religious households are harsher in their punitive tendencies
Related story: New Mormon handbook rules warrants ousting members from the church who are in a same-sex marriage, and prohibits children of gay marriages from joining the church until their 18th birthday when they must disavow homosexual relationships in order to be baptized.