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!
Today’s Buzz covers PRRI’s key findings from the year, American Catholics’ views on hot-button social issues, and the man with the biggest name in history!
Today’s Buzz covers the Virgin of Guadalupe, recommendations for addressing gun violence, and the ramifications of increasing the minimum wage.
Today’s Buzz covers state-level gun control laws, atheist political candidates and an interview with the University of Florida’s Manuel Vásquez.
Just after the Newtown shootings one year ago this week, most Americans favored strengthening gun control laws. But in the 12 months following the attack that left 20 students and six adult staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School dead, more states have actually loosened gun control laws than tightened them.
Today’s Buzz covers religious symbols, the debate over gun control and Muslim holy days as school holidays in New York.