Same-Sex Marriage

Morning Buzz | President Obama Says Same-Sex Marriage Bans Unconstitutional

[10.21.2014]

In today’s buzz, new data reveals that high school dropout rates are falling and a study shows that higher levels of religiosity equates to higher marriage and fertility rates.

Morning Buzz | The Catholic Clash: How Social Issues Divide Clergy and Congregants

[10.17.2014]

In today’s buzz, the synod wraps up amid controversy and The Immanent Frame gives the PRRI/SSRS American Values Atlas some love.

The Catholic Clash: How Social Issues Divide Clergy and Congregants

[10.15.2014]

After liberal language is used in a synod report, Catholic conservatives bit back. But how do congregant values stack up against institutional outlook?

Morning Buzz | Accepting Language at Pope Francis’ Synod

[10.14.2014]

In today’s buzz, a group of clergy members in North Carolina help overturn a ban on same-sex marriage and Americans’ continue struggling with costly medical bills.

Morning Buzz | “Mass Mobs” Increase Attendance in Detroit Churches

[10.10.2014]

In today’s buzz, Millennials show love for Hillary, Las Vegas preps for same-sex marriage rush, and “Mass Mobs” invade Detroit churches.

Morning Buzz | LSU Study Supports the Secularization Hypothesis

[10.09.2014]

In today’s buzz, how black Millennials feel about same-sex marriage and if more education means less religion.

Morning Buzz | Abercrombie & Fitch Heads to SCOTUS

[10.03.2014]

In today’s buzz, PRRI explains the blip in same-sex marriage support, a “death with dignity act” gains momentum, and Abercrombie & Fitch head to court.

In The Atlantic | Is Support for Gay Marriage Dropping?

[10.02.2014]

Today, The Atlantic features an article by PRRI’s CEO Robert P. Jones and Research Director Daniel Cox, who push back against speculations, based on a single recent poll from Pew, that support for same-sex marriage is declining. They give four reasons why dips in support for same-sex marriage in individual polls do not indicate a reversal of the current trend.

Morning Buzz | Obama Approves Refugee Plan for Central American Children

[10.02.2014]

In today’s buzz, the Catholic Church reconsiders remarried divorcees, AA meetings banned in fear of same-sex marriage, and political analyst Alan Abramowitz speaks about political polarization.

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.