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Americans think premarital sex is less 'morally acceptable' than divorce

Three in ten Americans say premarital sex is "morally unacceptable," according to data compiled by the Pew Research Center. Meanwhile, only 22 percent think divorce is a moral no-no. Phrased another way, Americans think it's more important to get married before getting busy than it is to keep a marriage alive. Show More Summary

Stay-at-home moms: The sad truth behind those rosy media stories

The media have become fond in recent years of glamorizing stay-at-home moms as elite career women who have “opted out” of the workforce so they can put family first. Finally, the Pew Research Center has provided the reality check we’ve needed.

Mindsets About Women and Work Need a Reboot!

The headlines last week were that the number of stay-at-home moms is rising. A new Pew Research Center analysis of government data finds that after decades of remaining flat, the percentage of mothers who do not have jobs have jumped up from 23% to 29%. The real story, however, is the one behind the headlines. Show More Summary

Watch America's looming age imbalance unfold in 4 seconds

The Pew Research Center has an amazing new report about America's shifting demographics that shows how the country is getting older, less white, and more liberal. The entire report is worth your time, and it includes some beautiful animated visualizations to put the demographic changes in context. Show More Summary

German Fears About U.S. Spying Could Hurt Trade Deal

5 days agoNews : The Two-Way

In a poll conducted by the Pew Research Center, Germans overwhelmingly said they prefer EU data privacy standards to those of the U.S.

Pew Poll Highlights How Important Obamacare Is For Midterms

And the news continues to be bad for Democrats (USA Today) The Affordable Care Act looms as a powerful issue in this year’s congressional elections, a USA TODAY/Pew Research Center Poll finds, and one that is reverberating in ways likely...Show More Summary

In Turnaround, More Moms Are Staying Home, Study Says

6 days agoNews : The Two-Way

A Pew Research Center survey shows that 29 percent of working-age mothers stay at home, compared to a low of 23 percent in 1999.

Live chat: More moms are staying home with the kids

When it comes to the home front, what's old is new again. More moms are staying at home with their kids today, according to new analysis of government data by the Pew Research Center. This is a reversal of a three-decades long decline in the last century in the number of "stay-at-home" moms. 

New Data Reveals Uptick in Working Mothers Staying at Home With Children

Numbers are on the rise for mothers staying at home with their children. According to the Pew Research Center, 29 percent of all mothers with children under 18 stay at home. This number has been steadily increasing over the years. For instance, 23 percent of mothers were stay-at-home in 1999. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

The number of stay-at-home moms is on the rise, but it's complicated

More mothers in the U.S. are staying home to raise their children than in 2000, an unexpected rise noted in a new survey from the Pew Research Center, but the increase to 29 percent, from a low of 23 percent 14 years ago, doesn't mean women are putting their outside careers on hold en masse. Show More Summary

Number of Mothers in U.S. Who Stay at Home Rises

last weekHealth : NYT: Health

A study released by the Pew Research Center found that the number rose since 2000 after decades of decline, likely driven in part by economic factors and changing demographics.

10 moms tell us why they choose home over work

While a new report from the Pew Research Center finds that more moms are staying at home full time with their kids, the revelation was not a surprise to the many SAHMs (stay at home moms) who are part of the TODAY Moms Facebook community.We...Show More Summary

What's behind the increase in stay-at-home moms?

last weekNews : The Newsroom

NEW YORK (AP) — The rising cost of child care is among likely reasons for a rise in the number of women staying home full-time with their children, according to a new Pew Research Center report released Tuesday.

At-Home Mothers on the Rise, New Research Shows

NEW YORK (AP) — More women are staying at home full-time to raise their children, according to a new Pew Research Center report released Tuesday. Factors cited by Pew to explain the increase include more immigrant mothers, who tend to...Show More Summary

A Major Shift In Views Toward The War On Drugs

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

According to a survey by the Pew Research Center, 67% of Americans say that the government should focus more on providing treatment for those who use illegal drugs such as heroin and cocaine, while 26% believe that the government's priority should be prosecuting users of hard drugs. Read more...

Is US as Religiously Diverse as You Think? 'No' Says Pew Study

While many Americans take pride in the country's religious diversity, a new study by the Pew Research Center shows that the United States cannot be seen as a highly diverse country, at least not from a global perspective.

Is Support for the Death Penalty Dwindling? [Y-not]

For those of you who do not want to talk about gardening, here's some thread-fodder from a report released by the Pew Research Center late last month: According to a 2013 Pew Research Center survey, 55% of U.S. adults say...

These congressmen want to tear down the wall between church and state

In recent years, Americans have grown increasingly skeptical of the role of religion in politics. According to the Pew Research Center, the share of Americans saying there is "too much" expression of faith and prayer by politicians crept up from 12 percent in 2001 to 38 percent in 2012, enough for a plurality. Most now […]

Poll Finds Generational Gap On Social Issues Among Conservatives

A few weeks ago, much of the mainstream media was engrossed in the most recent study that released by the Pew Research Center that discussed a detailed version of (Generation Y) millennials -- those Americans born between 1980-1998 --...Show More Summary

Fewer Americans Say They're Middle Class

Since 2008, the number of Americans who call themselves middle class has fallen from 53 percent to 44 percent, according to Pew Research Center survey conducted in January. AP reports, "The trend reflects a widening gap between the richest...Show More Summary

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