American Jeffrey Fowle, Released from North Korea After Six Months, Says Detention Over Bible Worth It

Jeffrey Fowle of Miamisburg, Ohio, was detained in North Korea for six months after he left a Bible in a bar bathroom. (Photo: Carrie Cochran, The Cincinnati Enquirer)

Jeffrey Fowle of Miamisburg, Ohio, was detained in North Korea for six months after he left a Bible in a bar bathroom.
(Photo: Carrie Cochran, The Cincinnati Enquirer)

Jeffrey Fowle, who became the center of an international incident when he left a Bible in North Korea, and who later served nearly six months in detention for doing so, knew exactly what he was doing.

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Will the Democrats’ Strategy of Focusing On Women’s Issues Over the Economy Backfire?

Women turn out to support Senator Mark Udall, Democrat of Colorado, but The Denver Post criticized his “obnoxious one-issue campaign” about contraceptives. Credit Matthew Staver for The New York Times

Women turn out to support Senator Mark Udall, Democrat of Colorado, but The Denver Post criticized his “obnoxious one-issue campaign” about contraceptives. Credit Matthew Staver for The New York Times

Democrats are nervously counting on an enduring edge among female voters in most states to prevent a Republican rout in Tuesday’s elections. Yet so great is the uncertainty that even before the returns are in, some are second-guessing the party’s strategy of focusing more on issues like abortion and birth control than on jobs and the economy.

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