In today’s Buzz, Democrats ditch the “war on women” rhetoric, Americans view the unaccompanied minor children with compassionate pragmatism rather than ideology, Atheist TV has its premiere, Mitt Romney hits the campaign trail, and American archbishops live in the lap of luxury.
In today’s Morning Buzz, a federal judge overturns the death penalty in California, cities make it harder and harder for homeless people to survive, Republicans block a bill that would guarantee employees’ birth control coverage, PRRI Affiliated Scholar Melissa Deckman looks at the efficacy of the “war on women,” and atheists begin giving invocations at town meetings across the country.
The phrase, “God bless America,” wasn’t publicly used by a president until 1973 when Richard Nixon used it in the face of the escalating Watergate scandal.
Today’s Buzz covers the anniversary of the 24th Amendment, the growing Charismatic Catholic movement among Latino Americans, and the most “Bible-minded” cities in the country!
The bipartisan Presidential Commission on Election Administration released a report encouraging jurisdictions to cut down on long lines at polls on Election Day.
Today’s Buzz covers the challenges facing religiously unaffiliated candidates in American politics today, as well as China’s move to relax its one-child policy and a new poll showing American voters are angrier than ever!
Polls show public lack of faith in government. PRRI survey examines if people view the government as “the government” or “our government.”
Kerem Ozan Kalkan uses PRRI data to show how prejudice against gay people, welfare recipients, illegal immigrants, and women affects Americans’ voting behavior.
In the latest installment of “Faith Complex by the Numbers,” PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox discusses Republicans’ performance among Hispanic Americans in the 2012 election.
In an interview with Duke University’s “Faith & Leadership,” I spoke about trends in religious research that will become increasingly important, including growing numbers of interreligious families and the rise of the religiously unaffiliated.