Affiliated scholar and PRRI board member Dr. Melissa Deckman discusses the gender gap in libertarianism today.
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?
A new survey shows that Americans value higher education but simultaneously question its quality and affordability.
In next week’s State of the Union speech, President Obama will reportedly announce his intent to use his executive authority to curb emissions from existing power plants. Two-thirds (67%) of Americans agree that the U.S. government needs to do more to address the issue of climate change.
Later this spring, Obama will visit Israel for the first time since taking office. Last year, a majority (54%) of American Jews reported that relations between Israel and the US were about the same as in the past.
Meanwhile, at the Monkey Cage, PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox argues that the GOP’s association with the Christian Right stymied Romney’s efforts to woo Jewish voters during the 2012 election.
Do we need less religion in our politics, and less politics in our religion? More from Stephen Prothero at Religion & Politics.