Texas attorney general says state officials can refuse to give out same-sex marriage licenses; PRRI takes a look at what Texan subgroups think about the issue.
Over the last decade, support for legalizing same-sex marriage has grown to majority support. PRRI looks at the growth among Protestant groups and Catholics.
Americans think climate change is a problem—just not for them. Our climate change survey reveals Americans’ perceptions of who will be harmed by climate change.
Using the American Values Atlas, we explore how the religious make-up of nine of the country’s key battleground states have changed.
In today’s buzz, Presbyterian Church recognizes gay marriage, NYT covers importance of Catholicism in Jeb Bush’s life, and we get ready for a survey release.
With America’s religious landscape becoming increasingly diverse, we tap into data from the American Values Atlas to see the top three religions in each state.
Churches They Are a Changin': Americans’ Attitudes Toward Same-sex Marriage Are Transforming the Face of Congregations[09.12.2014]
A new study released by Duke University finds that churches are increasingly welcoming gay and lesbian couples in committed relationships to their congregations. These findings underscore PRRI data that indicate religious groups have seen an astonishing shift in perspectives on same-sex marriage in the past decade.
PRRI is back in the news, this time appearing in a story in The Economist, which questions whether the shift in support for same-sex marriage in the U.S. poses an existential problem for religious denominations that currently oppose it.
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.