In today’s buzz, Americans express increasing concern over racial inequality, plus five things to know about Republicans ahead of the first GOP debate.
In today’s buzz, the Boy Scouts of America have lifted a ban on gay scout leaders, and the Pentagon is a step closer to ending their ban on openly transgender individuals serving in the military.
Morning Buzz | Catholics, Americans Agree on Gov’t Role in Addressing Economic Inequality; Evangelicals Differ
In today’s buzz, Tex. GOP push bill to bar local officials from issuing gay marriage licenses, and the Economist looks at black vs. white America.
In today’s buzz, Pope Francis wants to pardon women for having abortions, and the Huffington Post on what the future of religion looks like.
Morning Buzz | Nearly Half of Americans See Recent Police Killings of Black Men as Part of Broader Pattern
In today’s buzz, mothers in VT, MN, and WI have better work-life balance, and we flashback to 1960, when the birth control pill was approved by the FDA.
Morning Buzz | New Survey: Deep Divide Between Blacks, Whites on Treatment of Black Americans in the Criminal Justice System
In today’s buzz, Jeb Bush trails behind in Iowa, and Americans are more in agreement on the issue of abortion than many lawmakers claim.
In today’s buzz, a French school bans a Muslim student from class for wearing a “religious” skirt, and how faith leaders are responding to the Baltimore riots.
In today’s buzz, Alabama Supreme Court halts same-sex marriage, and Justice Department won’t pursue federal civil rights charges against Darren Wilson.
In today’s buzz, Americans lie about their piety and “sins,” plus Huckabee mocks climate change and mindfulness seeps into the criminal justice system.
In today’s buzz, the Koch brothers set out to reform the criminal justice system and the first Muslim is tapped to serve on the House Intelligence Committee.