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?
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In the ongoing debate over sociologist Mark Regnerus’ controversial research on the children of same-sex parents, another sociologist declares that Regnerus’ work should never have been published. In this case, explains the sociologist, the peer-review system failed because of “both ideology and inattention.”
A group of black pastors are calling on black Americans to rethink their support of Barack Obama, because of his recent endorsement of same-sex marriage. As Dr. Robert P. Jones points out, however, there is no evidence that this will prove to be a substantial rallying cry among black Americans.
Should survey respondents be paid for their time and effort?
A new poll shows that Americans’ perspectives on gun control remain virtually unchanged since the shooting in Aurora, Colorado.