"In 2009, 41% of children born in the USA were born to unmarried mothers (up from 5% a half-century ago). That includes 73% of on-Hispanic black children, 53% of Hispanic children and 29% of non-Hispanic white children. Those are not misprints." Our view on kids: When unwed births hit 41%, it's just not right - USATODAY.com There are many people who see nothing wrong with this. Look how the media glorifies "single mothers".