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.
Today’s Buzz covers President Obama’s request for $3.7 billion to help with immigration reform, Utah takes its appeal against legalizing same-sex marriage to the Supreme Court, religions effects on marriage stability, including atheists, how Zack Brown won the Internet lottery.
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.
Politico Magazine examines why more evangelical Christians are breaking with their church’s condemnation of same-sex relationships using PRRI’s major study, “A Shifting Landscape: A Decade of Change in American Attitudes about Same-sex Marriage and LGBT Issues.”
Today’s Buzz covers American pride, Kentucky’s same-sex marriage ban overturned by federal judge, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal wooing religious right, where conservative Christians live, white students no longer the majority at public schools, Tim Howard strengthened by his Christian faith.
Today’s Buzz reports that an appellate court has upheld a lower court’s ruling that Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, the United Methodist Church reinstate pastor who officiated his son’s same-sex marriage, Supreme Court rules warrantless cellphone searches illegal, IRS needs to audit churches to discourage places of worship from contributing to political candidates.
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.
Today’s Buzz covers today’s march in Washington against same-sex marriage, death penalty, drug sentencing reform, unmarried mothers, and charitable giving.