Health Care

Morning Buzz | Pope Francis Says Spousal Separation Sometimes “Morally Necessary”

[06.26.2015]

In today’s buzz, the pope on spousal separation, plus five faith facts about GOP candidate, Bobby Jindal.

Morning Buzz | Jeb Bush Courts Hispanic Evangelicals in Texas

[05.01.2015]

In today’s buzz, Republican governors are warming up to Obamacare, and VT Senator Bernie Sanders announces his run for president.

Asian-Pacific Islander Millennials: More Liberal on Abortion, Less Religious Than Other Millennials

[04.13.2015]

Millennials are divided on the issue of abortion. The “selfie” generation strays from the traditional “pro-choice” and “pro-life” labels—partly because they don’t unanimously agree on abortion’s legality. PRRI’s millennial, sexuality, and reproductive health survey found that a majority (55 percent) of millennials say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, while 42 percent say it should be illegal in all or most cases. But not all millennials share these views; Asian-Pacific […]

Infographic: Millennials Say Contraception is Critical for the Financial Security of Women

[04.08.2015]

Contraception’s cost, accessibility, and morality have been hotly debated in recent years—but for millennials, it’s hardly a controversial topic.

Morning Buzz | The NoPhone takes on the iPhone 6

[09.22.2014]

In today’s buzz, Pope Francis makes his first appointment in the U.S., Vox makes a depressing international map of healthcare costs, and a cheeky new Kickstarter campaign questions our attachment to smartphones.

The Morning Buzz | A “Megadrought” Could Be Coming for the Southwest

[09.02.2014]

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.

The Morning Buzz | Utah Judge Issues Victory for Polygamous Family

[08.29.2014]

In today’s Buzz, expansion of mental health care stalls, a Utah judge issues a victory for a polygamous family, the U.S. government sues a Minneapolis suburb for blocking an Islamic center, a leaked poll shows that women are skeptical of the GOP, measuring abortion rates is challenging, and both parties worry that White House action on immigration could tip the 2014 midterm elections.

The Morning Buzz | Why White and Black Americans Are Divided on What Ferguson Means for the Country

[08.22.2014]

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.”

The Morning Buzz | Young Ministers Struggle to Find Work

[08.20.2014]

In today’s Buzz, where a $100 bill goes furthest, college might not be turning students into atheists, the economic landscape is bleak for young ministers, Ebola spreads across west Africa, Rhode Island is the country’s least politically polarized state, and a Texas Democrat fights Ted Cruz and Obama on the immigration crisis.

The Morning Buzz | Are the 10 Commandments Coming to an Alabama Courthouse?

[08.19.2014]

In today’s Buzz, Missouri’s governor deploys the National Guard to Ferguson, an Alabama county commissioner wants the 10 Commandments in his courtroom, large numbers of military personnel seek charitable help getting food, the NRCC encourages GOP candidates to reach out to women, and hundreds of thousands of people who bought health insurance under Obamacare may lose it if they can’t prove they’re in the country legally.