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, why it’s so hard for white people to understand Ferguson, the Supreme Court moves closer to addressing same-sex marriage, Compton allows school police to carry semiautomatic rifles, racial gaps in health outcomes narrow but remain wide, and Christian conservatives believe they’re in a “Babylonian exile.”
In today’s Buzz, PRRI releases a new survey on unaccompanied children at the border, more women start to embrace firearms, some CEOs may not be worth their pay, the Chinese government cracks down on Christian churches, women with higher education than their husband are no longer at higher risk for divorce, and Americans are increasingly likely to say that Barack Obama is the worst president in recent memory.
In today’s Buzz, PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox explains why Millennials won’t venture back into the culture wars, Colorado’s attorney general says the state is in “legal chaos” over same-sex marriage, some blame Obama and the Democrats for the immigration crisis at the Southwest border, and an Alabama man fights for the right to carry his gun to the polls.
Today’s Buzz includes coverage from PRRI’s recent immigration survey release, employment update, mapping school shootings, and the upcoming World Cup.
On its home page, The Atlantic features a piece by PRRI CEO Dr. Robert P. Jones, “The South’s Stunning Embrace of Gay Marriage,” which explores the growth in support for same-sex marriage in Dixieland. In the South overall, support for same-sex marriage has risen dramatically during the past decade, from 22 percent in 2003 to 48 percent in 2013.
Today’s Morning Buzz covers continued controversy surrounding same-sex marriage, a major scale-down of the U.S. Army, and the death of the oldest known survivor of the Holocaust.
Today’s Buzz covers the effect of reality television on teen pregnancies, how marijuana plantations in California could be harming the state’s salmon population, and the origins behind some popular Jewish surnames!
Today’s Buzz covers same-sex marriage in Utah, the Boy Scouts new competition, and a five-minute mash-up of the year’s biggest songs!
It’s been an exciting year for research on politics and religion, with key new data emerging on hot-button issues like same-sex marriage, immigration reform and raising the minimum wage, and on important groups such as the Tea Party, Hispanics, and Catholics. As originally posted on “Figuring Faith,” my blog at The Washington Post, here are the Public Religion Research Institute’s top 13 findings from 2013!