Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz | CPAC Largely Avoids Same-sex Marriage


In today’s buzz, a new 24-hour help line offers free support to those who are considering leaving religion, and CPAC stays mostly mum on same-sex marriage.

Morning Buzz | AVA Data Inspires 21 Maps Explaining Religious Landscape


In today’s buzz, WP and HuffPo use our newly-released AVA data to show US religious landscape, and Jeb Bush’s new pro-LGBT hires for 2016 campaign.

Morning Buzz | NYT’s Frank Bruni Highlights New American Values Atlas Data


In today’s buzz, NYT’s columnist Frank Bruni, WP’s Monkey Cage, and PRRI CEO Robert Jones tap into data from the newly released Americans Values Atlas.

Morning Buzz | PRRI’s New Online Tool Maps American Religious, Political Landscape


In today’s buzz, we launch the American Values Atlas, southern Baptists try to diversify, and an Arkansas “anti-gay” bill becomes law.

Morning Buzz | Pope Francis Takes on Italian Mafia


In today’s buzz, US’ immigration court system bogged down in delays, and SCOTUS to hear Abercrombie & Fitch religious discrimination case.

Morning Buzz | New Plan of Action on Obama’s Immigration Executive Action


In today’s buzz, questions on Obama’s faith, GOP’s new immigration plan, and a dwindling spirituality gender gap.

Morning Buzz | Prominent D.C. Rabbi Pleads Guilty to Voyeurism Charges


In today’s buzz, a new study to create a digital sound map of religion, Walmart increases hourly wages, and DC rabbi accused of taping nude women pleads guilty.

Morning Buzz | Muslims Join Christians in 40-Day Fast with #Muslims4Lent


In today’s buzz, the interfaith spirit is all around us—the secret jewish history of Mardi Gras, and the answer to why some Muslims are fasting for Lent.

Morning Buzz | Federal Judge Stalls Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration


In today’s buzz, S.C. church event combines beer and hymns, and a federal judge in Texas has blocked President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

Morning Buzz | Is 2016 the Year of the Baptist Minister?


In today’s buzz, the state with the most megachurches, criticism over a White House religious extremism event, and how 2016 is the year of the Baptist minister.