Will marijuana be the next big wedge issue? A slim majority of Americans oppose the legalization of marijuana – but a majority of younger Millennials (age 18-25) are in favor.
This week in cities across North America another baseball season is commencing. Known as “America’s pastime,” baseball has, in reality, seen its cultural influence decline with the rise of other professional sports, including football.
Tim Tebow pulled out of a speaking engagement at the Dallas church led by Robert Jeffress, a pastor who has made controversial remarks about homosexuality, Islam and Mormonism. Half (50%) of Americans approve of athletes expressing their faith publicly by thanking God during or after a sporting event – the question, in this case, is what they think of athletes who speak at controversial pastors’ megachurches.
This week, PRRI Research Director Dan Cox had the opportunity to sit down with the proprietors of the American Enterprise Institute’s “Banter” podcast, Stu and Andrew, to discuss our recent poll on sports and religion.
This weekend, Dr. Robert P. Jones appeared on State of Belief radio to discuss guns and sports with the host, Rev. Welton Gaddy.
The White House announced a new compromise on the “contraception mandate,” allowing large religiously affiliated organizations to issue insurance plans that do not directly cover birth control. Majorities of Americans support the Obama administration’s rule, and public opinion on the issue has remained remarkably stable over the past year.
Ray Lewis says God doesn’t pick the winners. But that doesn’t stop more than one-quarter of Americans from believing that God will influence the outcome of Sunday’s Super Bowl.
On Sunday night, will God be influencing the outcome of Super Bowl XLVII? Our new survey shows that nearly 3-in-10 (27%) Americans believe that God plays a role in determining which team wins a sporting event, while a majority (53%) agree that God rewards athletes who have faith with good health and success.
A transgender teacher is suing the Catholic prep school where he worked for more than three decades, saying that he was fired illegally. More than three-quarters (76%) of Catholics agree that Congress should pass laws to protect transgender people from job discrimination.