Unaffiliated

Republicans Three Times as Likely to Repudiate Climate Change as Democrats

[05.27.2015]

PRRI’s Religion, Values, and Climate Change Survey finds stark political and religious divides on views about climate change.

Morning Buzz | Governor Jindal Resurrects Louisiana’s Religious Freedom Bill

[05.21.2015]

In today’s buzz, results of a widely cited study on attitudes toward gay marriage may have been faked, and some say Christianity isn’t declining, just changing.

Morning Buzz | Jeb Bush Says Christians Can Refuse to Serve Same-sex Weddings

[05.19.2015]

In today’s buzz, Asian American groups file federal complaint against Harvard, and why millennials are delaying marriage.

In the New York Times | Rise in Nonreligious Americans Could Affect Elections

[05.18.2015]

In his New York Times column, Albert Hunt talks to PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones about the political ramifications of the rise in the religiously unaffiliated.

In the New York Times | Unaffiliated and Underrepresented

[05.18.2015]

Using a PRRI post, the New York Times’ Charles M. Blow argues that the unaffiliated have long been politically underrepresented.

Religious, Cultural, and Political Breakdown of the 2016 Early Primary States

[05.13.2015]

As we gear up for the 2016 elections, we use the AVA to take an in-depth look at some of the early primary states: New Hampshire, Iowa, and South Carolina.

Morning Buzz | Jeb Bush Chats Up Virginia Evangelicals

[05.11.2015]

In today’s buzz, Pope Francis wants to pardon women for having abortions, and the Huffington Post on what the future of religion looks like.

Morning Buzz | Pope Francis: Fight for Equal Work, Equal Pay

[04.30.2015]

In today’s buzz, a French school bans a Muslim student from class for wearing a “religious” skirt, and how faith leaders are responding to the Baltimore riots.

On Earth Day, Americans Support Principle of Environmental Protection, but Divided over Policy

[04.22.2015]

Although PRRI’s surveys find that Americans agree on the idea of protecting the earth, they are less supportive of and more divided on laws that would do so.

Asian-Pacific Islander Millennials: More Liberal on Abortion, Less Religious Than Other Millennials

[04.13.2015]

Millennials are divided on the issue of abortion. The “selfie” generation strays from the traditional “pro-choice” and “pro-life” labels—partly because they don’t unanimously agree on abortion’s legality. PRRI’s millennial, sexuality, and reproductive health survey found that a majority (55 percent) of millennials say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, while 42 percent say it should be illegal in all or most cases. But not all millennials share these views; Asian-Pacific […]