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The Briefing 10-10-13

1) Parenting is exhausting…and highly rewarding

Survey Says: Parents Are Happy, but Tired, New York Times (KJ Dell’Antonia)

Mothers more fatigued than dads but still find jobs and child care meaningful, report finds, Washington Post (Brigid Schulte)

Parents’ Time with Kids More Rewarding Than Paid Work — and More Exhausting, Pew Research Center (Wendy Wang)

2) When governments prey on their own citizens: Casino gambling predatory on the poor

Study: Adding casinos bad bet, Times Union (James M. Odato)

Why Sponsoring Casinos Is a Regressive Policy Unworthy of a Great State, Institute for American Values

3) Dogs are people too – Researchers want human rights for dogs

Dogs Are People, Too, New York Times (Gregory Berns)

4) Depths of theological confusion: “Blessings of animal services”

Pets have their day at New Albany church, Courier-Journal (Jenna Esarey)