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CLEVELAND (RNS) Federal prosecutors have expanded their case against members of a breakaway Amish sect for their roles in shaving the hair and beards of people considered to be their religious enemies. An indictment issued Tuesday (Dec. 20) in U.S. District Court lists 12 suspects, including the sect’s leader, Samuel Mullet, 66. The FBI originally […] Read More

The Chronicle of Higher Education reported on April 14 on a Journal of Marketing Communications study suggesting that men with beards are perceived as more trustworthy – at least when they’re selling something. Participants in the study were shown pictures of men – some with beards, some without – who were endorsing products like cell […] Read More