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  • In Theory: Taking a stab at PG-13 violence

    Researchers have discovered that the amount of gun violence in some PG-13 movies is now greater than in R-rated films.
  • In Theory: On discrimination based on religious beliefs

    Although Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has since vetoed it, lawmakers in that state recently approved a measure to allow business owners to refuse service to gays and other groups if it is perceived to violate the practice and observance of the business owner's...

    Softball teams looking to continue success this season

    Softball teams looking to continue success this season
    It was a banner year in 2013 for the local softball teams. Leading the way was Bellarmine-Jefferson High, which won the program's first-ever CIF Southern Section championship after nailing down its fourth straight Santa Cruz League title. Burbank also...

    In Theory: Thoughts on nursing babies in the church

    American mothers are choosing to breast-feed their babies in increasing numbers, with about 77% of infants being breast-fed at some point. Public breast-feeding is becoming more socially acceptable — but does that include church? “Breasts...

    In Theory: On religion and the risk of divorce

    Sociologists at the University of Texas and the University of Iowa write in the American Journal of Sociology that "Conservative religious beliefs and the social institutions they create .... increase divorce risk in the contemporary United States."...