Joining the Party: On Abortion and Same-sex Marriage, Hispanic American Partisans Are as Polarized as the Public

How socially conservative are Hispanic Americans, how persuadable are Hispanic Americans on social issues, and how important are these issues to Hispanic American voters? … [Read more...]

Our Corner | Dr. Robert P. Jones at EthicsDaily

Dr. Robert P. Jones discusses religion and the 2012 election with Cliff Vaughn of How much enthusiasm will white evangelical Protestants bring to this November's election? … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Attacks Against American Muslims Spiked During Ramadan

Attacks against Muslims in the U.S. spiked during the holy month of Ramadan, which ended this weekend. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Gunman Opens Fire on Security Guard at Family Research Council

A gunman opened fire on a security guard at the headquarters of the conservative Family Research Council's main office in Washington, DC, only to be subdued by the injured security guard. … [Read more...]

As Catholics Go, So Goes the Nation?

What should we expect from Catholics between now and Election day? … [Read more...]

Mitt Romney’s Complicated Courtship Dance(s)

Mitt Romney has played down his personal Mormon faith, but has not hesitated to harness “religion” under other guises for political gain. … [Read more...]

Our Corner | State of Belief Radio

This week on State of Belief Radio, Dr. Robert P. Jones provided some context in a segment about recent claims that black Americans will abandon President Obama over his endorsement of same-sex marriage. Dr. Jones observed: What the poll really reveals is that these issues rank very, very low on minority voters’ radar screens. We had, for example, less than one in five, so only 18% saying, for example, that the... more … [Read more...]

Our Corner | Interfaith Voices

On this week's "Interfaith Voices," Dr. Robert P. Jones joined host Maureen Fiedler and fellow guest Kim Lawton, the managing editor of Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, to discuss the faith factor in the 2012 election. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | For the First Time, There’s No Protestant on the Republican Ticket

For the first time, there is no Protestant on the Republican ticket. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Rob Portman’s Not As Boring as You Think

It turns out that Rob Portman, who you may know as one of the "boring white guys" on Romney's shortlist for VP, owns a haunted hotel. … [Read more...]