Morning Buzz | Majority of Catholics for Religious Stewardship, One-third Say God Gave Humans Dominion Over Earth[06.17.2015]
In today’s buzz, Pope Francis on humans taking care of the Earth, plus Voldemort’s success at the polls against GOP presidential candidates.
With Pope Francis’ encyclical due later this month, PRRI takes a look at what American Catholics think about climate change.
PRRI’s Religion, Values, and Climate Change Survey finds stark political and religious divides on views about climate change.
PRRI finds an ideological divide among white and Hispanic Catholics on issues related to the existence, cause, and severity of climate change.
In today’s buzz, the divide between principles, practice in support for environmental protection, plus a majority says Boston bomber should face death penalty.
Although PRRI’s surveys find that Americans agree on the idea of protecting the earth, they are less supportive of and more divided on laws that would do so.
In an article featuring American Academy of Religion (AAR) President Laurie Zoloth, the New York Times highlighted the release of PRRI’s climate change report.
In today’s Buzz, a “megadrought” seems likely to grip the Southwest, legislators discuss reimbursing doctors for end-of-life care, some suggest that the federal government would run better with more employees, and the same-sex marriage debate becomes a campaign issue in Florida.
In today’s Buzz, the federal government raises the amount of pot that can be grown for research, nearly one-quarter of American children live in poverty, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell leaves the witness stand in his corruption trial, Los Angeles’s mayor plans to raise the minimum wage, and the Obama administration takes on a sweeping climate change treaty.
In today’s Buzz, why Target’s customers won’t object to the company’s endorsement of same-sex marriage, economic opportunity for kids, mapping drought across the country, and a look back over the four decades since Richard Nixon resigned the presidency.