Morning Buzz | Pope: “No Closed Doors” for Remarried Catholics

In today’s buzz, Americans express increasing concern over racial inequality, plus five things to know about Republicans ahead of the first GOP debate.

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Morning Buzz | New Healthcare, Contraception Rules for Employers with Religious Objections

In today’s buzz, Scott Walker announces his run for president, plus female employees will now have access to free birth control.

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Morning Buzz | When Cities Have Lots of Religious Venues But Few Attendees

In today’s buzz, the most liberal and conservative jobs in the US, plus PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones on why millennials are leaving their religious institutions.

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Morning Buzz | President Obama To Talk Cybersecurity, Tax Cuts in SOTU

In today’s buzz, Pope Francis urges “responsible parenthood,” Cuomo pushes to raise minimum wage, and the media predict Obama’s talking points in tonight’s SOTU.

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Morning Buzz | Risking Tax Exempt Status, Christian Pastors Endorse Candidates

In today’s buzz, Vatican to host interreligious conference on traditional marriage and Arizona schools to remove birth control section in textbooks.

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The Morning Buzz | “Moral Mondays” Expands to Twelve States

In today’s Buzz, the “Moral Mondays” movement expands beyond North Carolina into twelve states, Rick Perry turns himself in on two felony charges of abuse of power, the foreign press responds to Ferguson, a study finds that many marriages begin with ho… [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Megachurches Send Candidates to Congress

In today’s Morning Buzz, megachurch candidates are winning primaries, some worry that the backlash to Hobby Lobby will make Democrats seem anti-religion, evangelicals question religion’s place in the public square, and researchers reevaluate the studen… [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Raising the Minimum Wage Could Speed Job Growth

In today’s Morning Buzz, raising the minimum wage could speed job growth, atheists are knitting bricks to protest the Supreme Court’s decision in Hobby Lobby, legalized prostitution could lead to fewer rapes, tech companies recruit gay and lesbian empl… [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz |Was the “War on Women” a Winning Campaign Strategy in 2012?

In today’s Morning Buzz, a federal judge overturns the death penalty in California, cities make it harder and harder for homeless people to survive, Republicans block a bill that would guarantee employees’ birth control coverage, PRRI Affiliated Schola… [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Pot is the Latest Farmer’s Market Fad

In today’s Buzz, marijuana entrepreneurs open a farmer’s market in Los Angeles, the super-rich might be even wealthier than we thought, questions about whether the “Mormon moment” is ending, and gay rights groups abandon the Employment Non-Discriminati… [Read more...]