Morning Buzz

Morning Buzz | The 27 Next Hobby Lobbys

[12.19.2014]

In today’s buzz, RNS crowns 2014 the year of church-state court decisions, the Church of England gets its first female bishop, and a new study suggests that religion and work mix well.

Morning Buzz | Chicago Catholics at a Crossroads

[12.18.2014]

In today’s buzz, U.S. and Cuba normalize relations, federal judge in Pennsylvania rules Obama’s executive actions on immigration unconstitutional, and Chicago Catholics leave the church.

Morning Buzz | “Merry Christmas” vs. “Happy Holidays”

[12.17.2014]

In today’s buzz, evangelical college students join #HandsUpWalkOut, Jeb Bush “actively explores” a presidential run in 2016, and the Vatican releases a five-year report on American nuns.

Morning Buzz | Countries Agree to Reduce Fossil Fuel Emissions in Climate Accord

[12.16.2014]

In today’s buzz, RAC Director Rabbi David Saperstein to serve as ambassador for international religious freedom, plus Bill Nye explains evolution using emoji.

Morning Buzz | Congress Reauthorizes Bill, Tracks Police Shootings

[12.15.2014]

In today’s buzz, America’s law enforcement on trial, police shootings on record, and religious pilgrimages on the rise.

Morning Buzz | “Noah’s Ark” Theme Park May Promote Religion

[12.12.2014]

In today’s buzz, immigration is on the rise, lefties are making less money, and marijuana may be out before it’s in for DC residents.

Morning Buzz | Protests Slow Down North American Pipeline Projects

[12.11.2014]

In today’s buzz, resistance to Keystone XL impacts other pipeline projects, complications between Democrats and the white working class, and the crowning of TIME’s Person of the Year.

Morning Buzz | CIA’s “Torture Report” Worse Than Anticipated

[12.10.2014]

In today’s buzz, the CIA’s detention and interrogation programs fall under scrutiny after release of “torture report,” plus why Americans have stopped building churches.

Morning Buzz | Walgreens Selling Hanukkah Gift Wrap with Swastikas

[12.09.2014]

In today’s buzz, seven states have articles banning atheists from holding public office and nine percent of NY’s marriages are now same-sex.

Morning Buzz | Considering Climate Change, AAR President Calls for End to National Meeting

[12.08.2014]

In today’s buzz, the New York Times cites PRRI/AAR’s “riveting session” about climate change at AAR and Americans believe the country’s immigration system is broken.