Huffington Post features an article by PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox that explores why Millennials aren’t likely to take the baton of culture war politics that Baby Boomers have carried for the past several decades.
In his latest for Sacred Matters, PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox examines the role negative church teachings about, or treatment of, gay and lesbian people is playing in the decisions by roughly one-quarter (24 percent) of American Millennials (ages 18 to 34) to leave their childhood religions and to identify today as unaffiliated.
A decade after 62 percent of Ohio voters supported a state constitutional amendment that banned same-sex marriage, public opinion has undergone a significant shift. The issue of same-sex marriage divides Ohio voters right down the middle: 47 percent of Ohio voters favor allowing gay and lesbian people to marry, while just as many (47 percent) oppose the policy.
PRRI’s Research Director Daniel Cox explores the possibility that soccer could replace football and baseball to become America’s national pastime in his latest for Huffington Post Sports. His piece follows news that British soccer star David Beckham has purchased a U.S. Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion team in Miami, contributing to the league’s rapid growth and increasing popularity in America. But will the momentum continue?
While immigration reform legislation has experienced its ups and downs during 2013, recent surveys have shown that American views on immigration have not budged over the course of the year.
PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox joined hosts Andrew Rugg and Stuart James for the latest edition of Banter, the American Enterprise Institute’s weekly podcast, to discuss the findings of the 2013 American Values Survey: In Search of Libertarians in America.
The rising rate of religious non-affiliation, particularly among the young, has inspired thoughtful discussions about the problems with churches, or alternatively, the problem with Millennials. In his latest column for the Huffington Post Religion, PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox explored an overlooked part of this important trend: the increasing number of Americans being raised without religion. The piece sparked a lively debate among readers about how growing up in a religious, or […]
In my latest column for Huffington Post Religion, I examine why such a high number of Millennials now identify as nonreligious and what influence this could have on the future of religion in America. With roughly three-in-ten (31 percent) Millennials now identifying as religiously unaffiliated the debate over why this generation is abandoning religion at an unprecedented rate has mostly centered around two explanations: Millennials are leaving because they do not like […]
In his latest column for Huffington Post Politics, PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox explores American pride, examining how different groups of citizens express and celebrate their national identity. As Americans prepare to celebrate the nation’s 237th birthday this July 4th, the overwhelming majority of Americans report being proud of their national identity and heritage. More than 8 in 10 say they feel very (31 percent) or extremely (51 percent) proud to be […]
Federalists of Convenience? How Changing Attitudes on Same-sex Marriage are Affecting Supporters and Opponents[06.25.2013]
In a new column for Huffington Post Politics, PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox examines how shifting public opinion on same-sex marriage has led traditional states’ rights advocates to favor a federal decision on the issue, and in turn, pushed those who typically support a national approach to seek state-level solutions.