Morning Buzz | Kevin McCarthy Bows Out of Speaker Race


In today’s buzz, former AAR president boycotts Brigham Young University for its policy to expel those who leave Mormon faith, plus McDonald’s all day breakfast.

Religious Change in America’s Swing States


Using the American Values Atlas, we explore how the religious make-up of nine of the country’s key battleground states have changed.

Morning Buzz | Buddhist, Jews Show Most Support for Same-sex Marriage


In today’s buzz, Hillary Clinton’s focus on paid leave, and the pope plans to make a pit stop to Cuba on his way to the U.S. this fall.

Morning Buzz | Columbia University Students Protest School’s Handling of Sexual Assault


In today’s buzz, Marco Rubio joins the race towards 2016, Ohio religious leaders to support gay marriage, and PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones talks religious freedom.

Morning Buzz | Americans, Millennials Stray From Pro-Choice, Pro-Life Labels


In today’s buzz, a group of Mormons publicly oppose top LDS leaders, and doctors and environmental authorities link impacts of climate change to public health.

Morning Buzz | Federal Judge Stalls Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration


In today’s buzz, S.C. church event combines beer and hymns, and a federal judge in Texas has blocked President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

Morning Buzz | Mormon Moms Can Teach, Says LDS


In today’s buzz, a new Maryland fee inadvertently starts a “green” ministry, LDS OKs Mormon mothers with young children to teach, and the Oxford dictionary crowns “vape” the word of the year.

Morning Buzz | Survey: What Motivated Voters During the Midterm Elections?


In today’s buzz, we release our post-election American Values Survey, finding that 62% of Americans say the country is on the wrong track.

Morning Buzz | Mormon Undergarments Explained


In today’s buzz, Hobby Lobby and Guantanamo, Mormons and undergarments, and G.I. Joe and . . . yoga?

PRRI in the New York Times | Social Worker Spreads a Message of Acceptance to Mormons with Gay Children


A recent New York Times article on growing acceptance of the gay community within Mormonism features PRRI data from our 2014 LGBT survey.