Morning Buzz | Where Americans in Every State Stand on Abortion

In today’s buzz, Boy Scouts of America have added a religious exemption policy, plus the views on abortion by state.

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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.

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Morning Buzz | Jeb Bush Courts Hispanic Evangelicals in Texas

In today’s buzz, Republican governors are warming up to Obamacare, and VT Senator Bernie Sanders announces his run for president.

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Morning Buzz | Obama Talks Tax Breaks, Minimum Wage in Sixth SOTU

In today’s buzz, SCOTUS rules for religious rights in prison and melting glaciers to release massive amounts of carbon.

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Morning Buzz | Americans’ Double Standard on Religion and Violence

In today’s buzz, SCOTUS considers considering same-sex marriage, RAC appoints a new director, and Americans’ double standard on religion and violence.

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With Delayed Grand Jury Ruling, Unrest in Ferguson Continues

Nearly two months have passed since police officer Darren Wilson shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Brown’s death has exacerbated a feeling of injustice among Ferguson residents and the rest of the country, especially among racial minorities. Data from PRRI’s 2014 American Values Survey suggest that the events in Ferguson mirror Americans’ deep discontent about racial and economic inequality at the national level.

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Morning Buzz | Food Insecurity Most Common Economic Hardship among Americans

In today’s buzz, our Graphic of the Week shows economic hardships, Brookings reports the loss of the American Dream, and a new map flooding risks for each country.

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Graphic of the Week | 4-in-10 Americans Experiencing Economic Insecurity

Economic hardships continue to plague the American public, reports PRRI’s 2014 American Values Survey

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The Morning Buzz | Young Ministers Struggle to Find Work

In today’s Buzz, where a $100 bill goes furthest, college might not be turning students into atheists, the economic landscape is bleak for young ministers, Ebola spreads across west Africa, Rhode Island is the country’s least politically polarized stat… [Read more...]

Brookings Institution Releases New Report: Faith in Equality: Economic Justice and the Future of Religious Progressives

The Brookings Institution released a new report last Thursday, “Faith in Equality: Economic Justice and the Future of Religious Progressives,” which inform Americans about the role of religion in the movement for economic justice.

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