Gallup Poll: 46% of Americans Are Creationists

According to a Gallup poll released today, 46% of Americans believe in Creationism, 32% of Americans believe in god-guided evolution, and 15% of Americans are actually right: We are a country full of deluded people… Not surprisingly, the less education you have, the more likely you are to believe in nonsense: Americans with postgraduate education [Read More...]

The Nonreligious Are Most Supportive of a Woman’s Right to Choose

While the percentage of Americans who are “pro-choice” is at a record-low, nonreligious Americans are still the subgroup most likely to support a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion, according to the latest Gallup polling: Americans with no religious attachment (self-identified atheists, agnostics, and those with simply no religious preference) identify as pro-choice [Read More...]

Want People to Trust Atheists More? Remind Them of Cops and Courts, Says New Study

Is there a way to get religious believers to trust atheists? We already know we’re the least trusted minority group out there — can we change that? Researchers Will M. Gervais and Ara Norenzayan of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver are back and they believe there is a way. In the May, 2012 edition [Read More...]

What’s the Most Godless Place on Earth?

It’s not an American college town. Apparently, Eastern Germany wins the prize: The statistics are most striking among those under 28 years old: more than 71% of eastern Germans in this age group say they have never believed in the existence of God. That’s nearly as many as in the 38-47 group, of which 72.6% [Read More...]

When it Comes to Same-Sex Marriage, Those Without a Religious Identity Lead the Way

A recent Gallup poll asked this question: “Do you think marriages between same-sex couples should or should not be recognized by the law as valid, with the same rights as traditional marriages?” The headlines were all about how acceptance for same-sex couples was at 50% — it was only the second time that support for [Read More...]


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