Today’s Buzz covers the push by some evangelical leaders for immigration reform, NSA tracking methods, and the passing of South African civil rights leader Nelson Mandela.
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 Buzz covers the surprising role of Mormons in pushing for ENDA, business executives’ efforts to reform the immigration system, and new groups creating Christian communities around craft beer.
Our 2013 American Values Survey: In Search of Libertarians in America finds that libertarians stand out among conservative groups for their unique religious make-up and comparatively low levels of religious commitment.
Today’s Morning Buzz features Belgium’s discussion about legalizing euthanasia for children, the NSA’s tapping of cardinals’ phones, and which GOP group may have the greatest sway in determining the party’s 2016 nominee!
Although the next presidential primaries are still more than two years away, potential Republican nominees are already jockeying to earn favor with key constituencies. Our newly released American Values Survey: In Search of Libertarians in America finds that some key conservative constituencies, including libertarians, white evangelical Protestants and the Tea Party, are already identifying favorites among the slate of potential candidates.
The newly released 2013 American Values Survey finds that at this early stage, the GOP presidential field is wide open. Among voters who identify or lean Republican, support is spread fairly evenly across the potential 2016 presidential hopefuls in a head-to-head question of multiple candidates.
This week’s Graphic of the Week profiles the interesting ties between three key conservative constituencies.
As we release the 2013 American Values Survey: In Search of Libertarians in America, my latest column for The Washington Post explores the complex relationships between libertarians, the Tea Party and the Christian right and the roles these key conservative constituencies are playing in politics today.
Today’s Morning Buzz covers the release of the 2013 American Values Survey, new literature on interfaith relationships and Lou Reed’s relationship with his Jewish identity!