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.
Huffington Post features an article by PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox that explores why Millennials aren’t likely to take the baton of culture war politics that Baby Boomers have carried for the past several decades.
Today’s Buzz covers how young evangelicals are breaking with the church over LGBT issues, Pope Francis begs for forgiveness from six victims of clerical sex abuse, Democrats craft legislation to provide access to birth control for women working for religious companies exempt from the contraception coverage mandate, why the wave of liberalism among young people could shift, being an atheist is psychologically impossible according to science.
Today’s Buzz covers the Supreme Court says Christian college exempt from Obamacare contraception coverage mandate, Millennials mix it up when it comes to religion, college students are challenging voter ID laws.
Today’s Buzz covers the excommunication from the Mormon Church of an advocate for women’s ordination to the priesthood, whether a student debt crisis is looming, how Americans are more politically engaged with and aware of the politics of elected officials who are women, the past 100 years of American politics in one GIF, how Rhode Island has the worst job market in the country.
Today’s Buzz covers today’s march in Washington against same-sex marriage, death penalty, drug sentencing reform, unmarried mothers, and charitable giving.
Today’s Morning Buzz covers Rep. Eric Cantor’s primary defeat, new Graphic of the Week, media coverage of our newest immigration survey, student loans, lack of federal employees under the age of 30, and a map of the variety of health care costs.
Today’s Buzz covers how the recession affected jobs in every industry, Supreme Court declines to hear appeal to reinstate Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriages, how religious and spiritual experiences affect the brain, the surge of progressive Christianity, Maureen Dowd gets uncomfortably high, the 70th anniversary of D-Day.