Morning Buzz | 28 Wall Street Firms Support Legalizing Same-sex Marriage

In today's buzz, gay marriage opponents strategize next steps, and we flashback to 2000, when legislation was signed legalizing same-sex civil unions in VT. … [Read more...]

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

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. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Obama Administration May Take Immigration Reform to SCOTUS

In today's buzz, each state's gay marriage stance, the diversity of pastors' facial hair, and the Obama administration may bring immigration reform to SCOTUS. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Survey: 44% Support Death Penalty, 48% Prison with No Parole

In today's buzz, Obama supports banning gay conversion therapy, and just thinking about Buddhism makes you more compassionate. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Americans, Millennials Stray From Pro-Choice, Pro-Life Labels

In today's buzz, a group of Mormons publicly oppose top LDS leaders, and doctors and environmental authorities link impacts of climate change to public health. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | New San Diego Bishop Also Immigration Advocate

In today's buzz, Mayor De Blasio announces addition of Muslim holidays to NYC's public school calendar, and new Catholic Bishop advocates for immigration reform. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Utah Judge Issues Victory for Polygamous Family

In today's Buzz, expansion of mental health care stalls, a Utah judge issues a victory for a polygamous family, the U.S. government sues a Minneapolis suburb for blocking an Islamic center, a leaked poll shows that women are skeptical of the GOP, measuring abortion rates is challenging, and both parties worry that White House action on immigration could tip the 2014 midterm elections. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | LA Mayor Plans to Raise the Minimum Wage

In today's Buzz, the federal government raises the amount of pot that can be grown for research, nearly one-quarter of American children live in poverty, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell leaves the witness stand in his corruption trial, Los Angeles's mayor plans to raise the minimum wage, and the Obama administration takes on a sweeping climate change treaty. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Did Immigration Officials Discourage Migrants from Seeking Asylum?

In today's Buzz, Mark Driscoll takes a six-week leave, civil rights groups sue immigration officials, voting rights cases begin, a "drafting error" could doom Obamacare, and no Democratic politician has given voice to the anger in Ferguson. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Obama Administration Adjusts the Contraception Mandate Exemption

In today's Buzz, the Obama administration announced changes to the contraception mandate exemption, budget cuts threaten a unique Alabama prison education program, working mothers are penalized in hourly jobs, gun groups appeal to women, medical marijuana entrepreneurs try to expand, and a Jewish woman explains why she stopped going to synagogue. … [Read more...]


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