Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? Have you ever obsessed over how to close an email or letter? You’re not alone.
A new study from the Brookings Institution argues that Romney’s Mormon faith may not be as much of an issue for voters as previously supposed. In fact, knowledge about Romney’s religious background may even help him among conservatives.
This is a little embarrassing: Americans’ political loyalties appear to be more consistent than their opinions.
A man who was abandoned on the steps of a church in Mississippi as an infant is, today, one of the state’s most ardent anti-abortion activists.
The Barna Group, a Christian-affiliated research group, reports that for evangelicals, a candidate’s position on issues like taxes or health care are more important than their character or religious faith.
Will Obama need to turn to social issues to recapture the youth vote?
A federal appeals court ruled that a fourth-grade teacher who was allegedly fired by a Christian school for engaging in premarital sex (or, if you prefer, “fornication”) can, in fact, sue her former employer. (Thanks to Neil for sending this in!)
Georgetown University is in hot water with the U.S. Catholic bishops after inviting Kathleen Sebelius, the secretary of health and human services (in other words, a major player behind the controversial contraceptive mandate) to speak at a commencement ceremony.
If you are in the market for “food buckets” or faux-Tiffany jewelry to help you and your loved ones survive the apocalypse in style, Jim Bakker has got you covered.