Gay & Lesbian Issues
Today’s Buzz covers same-sex marriage in Philadelphia, a possible homage to Satan in Oklahoma, and Democrats in Whole Foods (versus Republicans in Costco)!
In a recent appearance on Meet the Press, New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan, who until recently was head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, shared his views about what he believed was the primary problem confronting the Roman Catholic Church – “we’ve been out-marketed.” Dolan says that while the Catholic Church does not favor same-sex marriage, its leaders are tired of being characterized as “anti-gay” rather than “pro-traditional marriage.”
Today’s Buzz covers immigration reform, evidence of ancient women priests, and a minister’s suspension for officiating his son’s same-sex wedding.
Libertarians, the Tea Party and White Evangelicals on Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage and Physician-Assisted Suicide[11.14.2013]
Libertarians are a unique political group. While their political behavior suggests a strongly conservative worldview, when it comes to social issues – including access to abortion, physician-assisted suicide and marijuana legalization – libertarians stand apart from other key conservative constituencies.
Today’s Buzz covers Hindu music, a possible name change for the Redskins, and a legislative victory for gay and lesbian Americans.
Today’s Buzz covers the status of same-sex marriage in Illinois, a Supreme Court case on the separation of church and state, and Marvel’s first Muslim superhero!
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? Atheists say the spread of YouVersion, a Bible app for smartphones, will only swell their ranks as people delve deeper into the contradictions in and between translations of the ancient text. Religious leaders say the app’s popularity is a good… more
With seven Republican senators and all 55 Democratic senators publicly on board, it now seems likely that the Senate will debate and vote this week on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which would ban employment discrimination on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation.
Today’s Buzz covers income inequality, climate change and a congressional Diwali celebration!
Today’s Morning Buzz covers food stamp cuts, questions about Obamacare and abortions, and the dropping number of parents home-schooling for religious reasons!