Hispanics, like Americans overall, are switching their religious affiliation. In the Hispanic community, a majority grow up Catholic, but there is a growth of Hispanic evangelical Protestants and the religiously unaffiliated.
A new government report found that teen birth rates have declined substantially among Hispanic Americans over the past five years. A majority of Hispanic Americans agree that birth control should be available to teenagers age 16 and older without parental consent.
A new survey from the Brookings Institution reveals that poverty is skyrocketing in the suburbs, due in part to the Great Recession.
Pablo Pantoja, the RNC’s State Director of Florida Outreach, wrote an open letter announcing that he is switching his political allegiances to the Democrats in the wake of the Heritage Foundation’s recent report on immigration reform, co-authored by a researcher who had previously suggested that Hispanic immigrants have lower IQs.
A fascinating account of how Census data collection changed race in America.
A Texas judge ruled that cheerleaders at a Southeast Texas high school can carry banners emblazoned with Bible verses before football games. More than three-quarters (76%) of Americans also agree that public high schools should be allowed to sponsor prayer before football games.
A recent edition of PolitiFact, a nonpartisan organization designed to find the truth in politics, used PRRI data to determine whether former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson was correct in saying that “Almost every Hispanic in the country wants to see immigration reform.”
Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? The question, of course, for this gentleman is: why Pink Floyd? Four years ago, a popular mayor from a West Texas town left for Mexico because his partner, a man, was an undocumented immigrant. Many Americans agree that immigrants should… more
Americans’ perceptions of deportations influence their support for a path to citizenship for immigrants currently living in the country illegally, which make have an impact on bipartisan support for the new immigration bill.
In the wake of last week’s tragic bombings in Boston, some are now wondering whether there will be a backlash against Muslims in the United States. Less than half of Americans say that self-proclaimed Muslims who commit acts of violence in the name of Islam are not really Muslims.