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Name: Laura Catherine Schlessinger                                                 
Born: January 16, 1947 Brooklyn, New York United States                             
Laura Catherine Schlessinger (born January 16, 1947) is an American cultural and   
conservative commentator, best known as host of the popular Dr. Laura radio         
advice call-in show. The show is nationally syndicated, and runs three hours a     
day on weekdays.                                                                   
Schlessinger is an outspoken critic of practices that she considers immoral and     
have become too prevalent in contemporary American culture. These include sex       
outside of marriage, premarital cohabitation, intentional single parenthood, day   
care in lieu of parents staying home to raise their children, the viewing of       
pornography, marrying too quickly or out of desperation, permissive parenting (also 
known as laissez-faire parenting), abortion, easy or no-fault divorce, and same-sex 
marriage. Her radio program often features short editorial monologues on these     
and other social and political topics, followed by her characteristically direct   
responses to callers' questions and moral dilemmas. Certain aspects of feminism     
are often discussed on her show (Dr. Laura was a self-claimed feminist in the       
She has also authored numerous self-help books, including the best-selling Ten     
Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives, and several religious books. The     
Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands has been her most successful book thus far.     
Her books are both controversial and popular.