Final Gallup Poll Shows Those with ‘No Religion’ Favoring Obama 67% – 26% Over Romney

While the electoral college results are ultimately all that matters, it’s interesting to note that, according to Gallup, those without religion prefer President Obama over Mitt Romney 67% to 26%: [Read more...]

PBS’ Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly on the Rise of the Nones, Part 3: Religious Implications

A couple of weeks ago, we learned that the percentage of Secular Americans was higher than ever before. Not only do a third of Millennials (18-29) have no religious affiliation, nearly 20% of all adults are also unaffiliated.

That incredible report was conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life in conjunction with PBS’ Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly. Last week and the week before, the show aired part one and part two of a three-part special on our people. [Read more...]

How Have the ‘Nones’ Voted Over the Past 30 Years?

Researcher Juhem Navarro-Rivera of the Public Religion Research Institute has put together a graphic showing how the religiously unaffiliated have voted since 1980: [Read more...]

New Survey Talks About the Atheist Influence on the 2012 Elections and Beyond

The Public Religion Research Institute has just released the 2012 American
Values Survey
(PDF) and it focuses on, among other things, how the religiously unaffiliated will shape the upcoming elections (“and beyond”).

It also talks about our changing demographics, the rise of the Nones, and our views on a variety of social issues.

Let’s get to the good stuff: [Read more...]

My First HuffPo Live Appearance!

Huffington Post asked Hemant Mehta to appear in a Google Hangout-style “round-table” of sorts.

Hemant was busy, so he sent his backup (or back-back-back up)… Me! [Read more...]


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