Justice & the Courts
Today’s Buzz covers the morality-legality gap in views about pornography, the state of unemployment in America, and religious liberty in the workplace.
Today’s Buzz covers a new same-sex marriage case in Wyoming, public opinion on the issue of job protections for LGBT workers, and how many Americans believe AIDS might be God’s punishment for immoral sexual behavior.
Today’s Buzz covers the relevance of political science, shifting demographics among those who support same-sex marriage, and the continued effort by Arizona conservatives to fight for religious liberty.
Today’s Buzz covers same-sex marriage and LGBT rights changes across the country, as well as efforts in more states to legalize marijuana for legal use.
PRRI’s latest research, the 2014 LGBT Issues and Trends Survey, shows support for same-sex marriage jumped 21 percentage points from 2003 – when Massachusetts became the first state to legalize same-sex marriage – to 2013. Currently, a majority (53 percent) of Americans favor allowing gay and lesbian couples to legally marry, compared to 41 percent who oppose. In 2003, less than one-third (32 percent) of Americans supported allowing gays and… more
Today’s Buzz highlights the great coverage of PRRI’s latest report, as well as a series of news stories related to LGBT rights!
Judge Orlando Garcia said in his decision that “state-imposed inequality can find no refuge in our United States Constitution,” but added that the ban on same-sex marriage would remain in place until an appeals court can rule on the case. How will Texans react? PRRI’s A Shifting Landscape: A Decade of Change in American Attitudes about Same-sex Marriage and LGBT Issues provides some insight.
A Shifting Landscape: A Decade of Change in American Attitudes about Same-sex Marriage and LGBT Issues, released just this morning, uncovers a wealth of new data on U.S. public opinion toward a range of LGBT issues. Here are a few highlights!
Today’s Buzz covers the findings of PRRI’s just-released LGBT report, along with a look at nonreligious Alcoholics Anonymous groups and efforts by American Atheists to engage conservative leaders.
Today’s Morning Buzz covers continued controversy surrounding same-sex marriage, a major scale-down of the U.S. Army, and the death of the oldest known survivor of the Holocaust.