Morning Buzz | Canada’s Supreme Court Rules Against Prayers at Council Meetings

In today's buzz, the White House will host its first US Buddhist Leadership Conference next month, and a Brown professor is trying to create a moral robot. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Hispanic Millennials Conservative on Abortion, Supportive of Contraception

In today's buzz, the media has picked up data from our newest survey on millennials, and business leaders have come out against Indiana's religious freedom law. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Georgia “Prosperity” Pastor Pulls Plea for $65 Million Plane

In today's buzz, FiveThirtyEight looks at the faith of U.S. prisoners and SF evangelical church announces it'll no longer require LGBT members to be celibate. … [Read more...]

In the New York Times | “Riveting Session” on Climate Change at AAR

In an article featuring American Academy of Religion (AAR) President Laurie Zoloth, the New York Times highlighted the release of PRRI’s climate change report. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Survey: What Motivated Voters During the Midterm Elections?

In today's buzz, we release our post-election American Values Survey, finding that 62% of Americans say the country is on the wrong track. … [Read more...]

Listen to PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones on Interfaith Voices

Over the weekend, PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones made two appearances on the NPR program Interfaith Voices: in one segment, Jones discusses with host Maureen Fiedler how perceptions of Muslims have reached a new low among Americans; in the second conversation with Fiedler, Jones talks about how religious changes in the south—namely, a decrease in the number of white evangelical Protestants—are impacting the upcoming midterm election. “Only six percent of […] … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | How Texas’ Religion Affects Us All

In today's buzz, a State Trooper sued for handing out religious pamphlet and a new study reports that the poor give more than the rich in a recession. … [Read more...]

Churches They Are a Changin’: Americans’ Attitudes Toward Same-sex Marriage Are Transforming the Face of Congregations

A new study released by Duke University finds that churches are increasingly welcoming gay and lesbian couples in committed relationships to their congregations. These findings underscore PRRI data that indicate religious groups have seen an astonishing shift in perspectives on same-sex marriage in the past decade. … [Read more...]

PRRI in The Economist | Same-sex Marriage Poses Existential Problem for American Religions

PRRI is back in the news, this time appearing in a story in The Economist, which questions whether the shift in support for same-sex marriage in the U.S. poses an existential problem for religious denominations that currently oppose it. … [Read more...]

Steady Support for Immigration Reform

What do Americans currently want from immigration reform? PRRI’s latest Graphic of the Week highlights consistent majority support for immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship. … [Read more...]


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