In today’s buzz, tracing the history of “white flight,” plus Pope Francis joins Instagram.
In today’s buzz, results from Saturday’s G.O.P. primary and Democratic caucus, plus Donald Trump and Pope Francis on immigration.
In today’s buzz, Houston votes on nondiscrimination legislation, and Speaker Paul Ryan cautions that a halt to Planned Parenthood’s federal funding is unlikely.
In today’s buzz, Florida counties cease courthouse weddings in opposition of same-sex marriage and gun control proponents learn from the same-sex marriage movement.
In today’s buzz, RAC Director Rabbi David Saperstein to serve as ambassador for international religious freedom, plus Bill Nye explains evolution using emoji.
Today’s Buzz covers the Presbyterian Church’s vote to allow same-sex marriage, skulls studied in Spain yield new discoveries about human evolution, Americans’ support of euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicide, how urban areas lose out when states refuse to expand Obamacare-funded Medicaid, Pastor demands transparency from Border Patrol, Brian Schweitzer insults Eric Cantor and Dianne Feinstein.
Melissa Deckman Talks to PRRI about Bible Elective Classes, Creationism vs. Evolution, and Sex Education in Public Schools[04.07.2014]
Dr. Melissa Deckman is a Professor of Political Science at Washington College and a PRRI Affiliated Scholar. Her research interests center on the intersection of religion, women, and politics. She has written in the past about the Christian Right’s participation in school board politics. Her most recent work is as co-editor and contributor to Curriculum and the Culture Wars: Debating the Bible’s Place in Public Schools. PRRI sat down with Dr. Deckman to discuss the significance of the book.
Today’s Morning Buzz covers lawmakers’ renewed efforts to reform America’s immigration system, along with evangelical environmental protection efforts and the classification of a 1.8 million-year-old human(?) skull!
What’s going on inside the papal conclave? Two perspectives.
Tonight, President Obama will deliver his fourth State of the Union address. One interesting question: how will he talk about climate change?