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    Last week the Pew Research Group reported that the number of stay-at-home mothers is increasing in the United States, rising from 23 percent in 1999 to 29 percent in 2012. When we hear “stay-at-home mom” some of us automatically envision a materialistic, needy women of elite status. We may say to ourselves, “that must be […]

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    On March 14, 2013, a 63-year-old atheist writer named Aleksandr Kharlamov was arrested in his hometown of Ridder in the east region of Kazakhstan and tried under the country’s Criminal Code Article 164 on charges of “inciting religious hatred” for articles he wrote criticizing religion. According to Forum 18 News Service based in Oslo, Norway, […]

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