Abortion & Reproductive Issues
The Supreme Court says it will hear a case challenging the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate, the first legal challenge to the law it has taken up since its split 5-4 decision to uphold the basic underpinnings of the law last year.
Libertarians, the Tea Party and White Evangelicals on Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage and Physician-Assisted Suicide[11.14.2013]
Libertarians are a unique political group. While their political behavior suggests a strongly conservative worldview, when it comes to social issues – including access to abortion, physician-assisted suicide and marijuana legalization – libertarians stand apart from other key conservative constituencies.
Today’s Morning Buzz covers food stamp cuts, questions about Obamacare and abortions, and the dropping number of parents home-schooling for religious reasons!
Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? The 2013 American Values Survey launched to great success yesterday, and has already received significant news coverage! Check out articles highlighting the report at The Washington Post, Politico, Reuters, and the Religion News Service. In Texas, a federal judge has delivered a small victory… more
Today’s Buzz covers the Pope’s reaction to Germany’s “Bishop of Bling,” the generational shift in evangelical politics and how to re-wire your brain for happiness!
Neil King Jr.’s latest for The Wall Street Journal, “Evangelical Leader Preaches Pullback from Politics, Culture Wars,” explores efforts by the Southern Baptist Convention’s Russell Moore to encourage evangelicals to tone down their rhetoric on hot-button social issues.
Today’s Buzz covers the debt ceiling, prosperity preachers and a determined (and destructive) pot-bellied pig in Des Moines!
A new government report found that teen birth rates have declined substantially among Hispanic Americans over the past five years. A majority of Hispanic Americans agree that birth control should be available to teenagers age 16 and older without parental consent.
Pablo Pantoja, the RNC’s State Director of Florida Outreach, wrote an open letter announcing that he is switching his political allegiances to the Democrats in the wake of the Heritage Foundation’s recent report on immigration reform, co-authored by a researcher who had previously suggested that Hispanic immigrants have lower IQs.
A fascinating account of how Census data collection changed race in America.