Our Corner | Roe v. Wade: After 40 Years, Deep Divide Is Legacy

Today is the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision in Roe v. Wade, which established American women's constitutional right to an abortion during the first trimester of pregnancy. But although a majority of Americans have consistently supported legal abortion since the Roe ruling, the country remains deeply divided over the procedure. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Abortion and the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Today is the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade decision. Abortion remains one of the most controversial social issues in the country; while a majority support the legality and availability of the procedure, they are divided on its morality. … [Read more...]

Graphic of the Week | Attitudes About Abortion

Tuesday, January 22nd, marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy. Our new graphic of the week demonstrates that public attitudes about abortion cannot be reduced to views on abortion's legality. … [Read more...]

Graphic of the Week | Attitudes About Abortion

Tuesday, January 22nd, marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy. Our new graphic of the week demonstrates that public attitudes about abortion cannot be reduced to views on abortion's legality. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Disgraced Former Governor Makes Bid for Second Chance at Politics

Disgraced former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford has announced that he will run for his old congressional seat. … [Read more...]

Abortion After 40 Years of Roe: Legal But Restricted

Just before the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, a majority of Americans oppose overturning the landmark ruling. So why are state-level abortion restrictions so popular? … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Are Young Evangelicals Moving Past the Culture Wars?

Are young evangelicals sick of being culture warriors? In our recent survey, younger white evangelical Protestant Millennials were considerably less likely than their peers to favor same-sex marriage or abortion. … [Read more...]

Moving Beyond “Pro-Choice” and “Pro-Life”

As the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade approaches, is it time to move past the "pro-choice" and "pro-life" labels? … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Religious Pluralism on the Football Field

Chalk this one up as a victory for religious pluralism: last night, the flagship school from the most Protestant state played one of the country's preeminent Catholic universities for the BCS championship. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Has Gun Control Dropped Off the Media’s Radar?

As some predicted, media discussion about gun control took a sharp dip during the holidays, and has now petered out to a pre-Newtown level. A majority of Americans favor stricter gun control laws, but a policy change may require renewed attention from the media. … [Read more...]


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