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The Briefing 06-09-14

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1) Reports on rising stay-at-home dads reveal urge to declare changing gender roles

More dads stay at home, but reasons are complex, USA Today (Hoai-Tran Bui)

More Fathers Who Stay at Home by Choice, New York Times (Claire Cain Miller)

Dads who stay home because they want to has increased four-fold, Washington Post (Brigid Schulte)

Growing Number of Dads Home with the Kids, Pew Research

2) 43% increase in Washington suicide requests buried – the devaluation of human life

More than 100 people used lethal prescriptions under state’s Death with Dignity law, Seattle Times (Associated Press)

3) California once again pioneers destructive divorce practice with one-day divorces

California Pioneers the Court-Aided One-Day Divorce, New York Times (Ann Carrns)

4) Anxious gorillas and obsessive wombats now of legitimate national interest

When Animals Lose Their Minds, Wall Street Journal (Laurel Braitman)