Politics & Government

In the New York Times | Rise in Nonreligious Americans Could Affect Elections

[05.18.2015]

In his New York Times column, Albert Hunt talks to PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones about the political ramifications of the rise in the religiously unaffiliated.

Religious, Cultural, and Political Breakdown of the 2016 Early Primary States

[05.13.2015]

As we gear up for the 2016 elections, we use the AVA to take an in-depth look at some of the early primary states: New Hampshire, Iowa, and South Carolina.

In The Atlantic | Religious Americans Support Gay Marriage

[04.28.2015]

PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones’ latest article in The Atlantic shows that support for same-sex marriage among religious Americans has jumped nearly 20 percentage points in the last decade.

Map: Legal Status of and Support for Same-sex Marriage in Each State

[04.21.2015]

Data from PRRI’s American Values Atlas shows how support for same-sex marriage looks different depending on the legal status of same-sex marriage in all 50 states.

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.

Listen to PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones on “State of Belief”

[03.09.2015]

PRRI CEO Dr. Robert P. Jones appears on State of Belief to discuss the newly released American Values Atlas (AVA) with host Rev. Welton Gaddy.

Asset or Burden: How Americans View Immigrants

[03.02.2015]

As House Reps continue to fight President Obama’s executive action on immigration, we look at how each state views the effect of immigrants on American society.

How Each State Feels About Immigration Reform

[02.26.2015]

PRRI’s latest Graphic of the Week highlights state-by-state data on immigration reform preferences using the recently updated American Values Atlas.

In the New York Times | The G.O.P.’s Assertive God Squad

[02.25.2015]

New York Times’ columnist Frank Bruni helped PRRI launch the American Values Atlas (AVA) with style when he wrote his weekly column entirely on AVA data.

10 Things the American Values Atlas Teaches Us About America’s Religious Landscape

[02.25.2015]

Using the newly released American Values Atlas, we explore ten important trends present in America’s evolving religious landscape.