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Less Than Half of Millennial Women Identify as “Feminist”

[04.15.2015]

Using PRRI’s survey on millennials, sexuality, and reproductive health, we explore millennial feminists—who they are, who they’re not, and what they believe.

Listen to PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones on Scripps News’ DecodeDC Podcast

[04.13.2015]

PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones appeared on Scripps News’ DecodeDC podcast to discuss “religious freedom” laws and America’s changing religious and cultural landscape.

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Asian-Pacific Islander Millennials: More Liberal on Abortion, Less Religious Than Other Millennials

[04.13.2015]

Millennials are divided on the issue of abortion. The “selfie” generation strays from the traditional “pro-choice” and “pro-life” labels—partly because they don’t unanimously agree on abortion’s legality. PRRI’s millennial, sexuality, and reproductive health survey found that a majority (55 percent) of millennials say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, while 42 percent say it should be illegal in all or most cases. But not all millennials share these views; Asian-Pacific […]

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Morning Buzz | Canada’s Supreme Court Rules Against Prayers at Council Meetings


[04.17.2015]

In today’s buzz, the White House will host its first US Buddhist Leadership Conference next month, and a Brown professor is trying to create a moral robot.

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Robert Jones Figuring Faith

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Support for Death Penalty by Religious Affiliation

[04.09.2015]

Overall, 44 percent of Americans support the death penalty, while 48 percent support life in prison with parole for those convicted of murder.

Americans and Millennials Agree: Abortion isn’t Black and White

[04.08.2015]

Americans and millennials alike stray away from the “pro-life” and “pro-choice” labels that have defined the abortion debate for decades.

Infographic: Millennials Say Contraception is Critical for the Financial Security of Women

[04.08.2015]

Contraception’s cost, accessibility, and morality have been hotly debated in recent years—but for millennials, contraception is hardly a controversial topic. This is according to our latest survey, which explores the attitudes of 2,300+ Americans, age 18-35, on issues of sexuality, reproductive health, and public policies on abortion and contraception. The survey reveals that millennials disagree on a number of sexual health issues, including the usefulness of sex education, the legality […]

Young vs. Old: Three Things to Know About the Generational Divide in American Judaism

[04.06.2015]

PRRI data reveals significant generational divides on American Jewish identity.

In the New York Times | Bigotry, the Bible and the Lessons of Indiana

[04.03.2015]

New York Times’ Frank Bruni uses data from PRRI’s American Values Atlas to help explain the evolving relationship between religion and LGBT discrimination.

Watch PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones on HuffPost Live

[04.03.2015]

In the midst of a national conversation on Indiana and Arkansas’ religious freedom bills, Jones discusses millennial attitudes on homosexuality, same-sex marriage, and other LGBT issues with HuffPost Live host Josh Zepps.

Eight in Ten Americans Oppose Allowing Small Business Owners to Refuse Service to Gays, Lesbians on Religious Grounds

[04.01.2015]

Eight in Ten Americans Oppose Allowing Small Business Owners to Refuse to Serve Gay People on Religious Grounds

Passover: Important to American Jews, but Not Nearly as Important as Yom Kippur

[04.01.2015]

Don’t pass the matzo ball soup just yet—Jewish Americans don’t say Passover is as important as other Jewish holidays. A plurality (43 percent) of American Jews said Yom Kippur, the “Day of Atonement,” is the most important Jewish holiday to them personally. This is according to PRRI’s 2012 Jewish Values Survey, which, among other questions, asked Americans who identify as Jewish what the most important Jewish holiday is to them personally. In a distant […]

Media Roundup | Coverage of PRRI’s New Survey on Millennials, Sexuality, and Reproductive Health

[03.30.2015]

The Atlantic, NBC News Latino, Washington Post, New Republic, RNS, Elle Magazine, and Fusion were some of the outlets that covered our new data on millennials.

WATCH: How Race and Religion Shape Millennial Attitudes on Sexuality and Reproductive Health

[03.27.2015]

On Friday, March 27, 2015, the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) released its latest survey, “How Race and Religion Shape Millennial Attitudes on Sexuality and Reproductive Health.” Watch the video of the survey’s release below. PRRI CEO Dr. Robert P. Jones explores the survey’s findings in a conversation with Tina Hoff, a Senior Vice President for the Kaiser Family Foundation and Director of the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Health Communication and Media Partnerships Program; Dr. Krishna […]


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