Research Director Daniel Cox examines when President Obama lost the support of his tried-and-true demographic: white Millennials.
In PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones’ latest article in The Atlantic, he examines the slim margin between Republicans and Democrats in five key Senate races this midterm election. Although the GOP has historically enjoyed stalwart support from what was once considered a base constituency, white evangelical Protestants are dwindling in numbers—not only in the South but throughout the United States. In fact, the number of white evangelical Protestants nationwide has slipped from 22 percent in 2007 to 18 percent today, which may not bode well for Republicans at the polls this November.
In today’s buzz, New Hampshire residents play hard to get with 2016 presidential hopefuls and waves of “Hijabi Hipsters” reshape young Islam.
In today’s buzz, Millennials show love for Hillary, Las Vegas preps for same-sex marriage rush, and “Mass Mobs” invade Detroit churches.
In today’s buzz, how black Millennials feel about same-sex marriage and if more education means less religion.
In today’s buzz, a scholar reflects on the study of secularism, a millennial cries discrimination against his generation, and a “wall” made of crocheted “bricks” descends upon DC.
In today’s Buzz, more evidence appears in the Cameron Todd Willingham case, a Tea Party insurgent hopes to topple an incumbent in Kansas, Toledo’s water supply is contaminated, some religious leaders urge gay Christians to remain celibate, and Kentucky approves tax breaks for a Christian theme park.
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.
PRRI’s latest blog post explores Richard Land’s downfall as the head of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, and it’s new leadership under Russell Moore.
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.