The Morning Buzz | D.C. Residents Most Likely to Identify as LGBT

New data from Gallup shows that residents in the District of Columbia are most likely to identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (10%), while people in North Dakota are least likely to identify as LGBT (1.7%). Perhaps unsurprisingly, Gallup found that of the 10 states and D.C. where at least 4% of respondents identified as LGBT, seven are among the most liberal states in the country. … [Read more...]

Figuring Faith | The State of the Union: Divided

Just before President Obama delivered his fourth State of the Union address to Congress, Dr. Robert P. Jones outlined the state of public opinion on the issues that Obama was likely to address in his speech. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | New Effort Launched to Tax and Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol

Several Democratic Representatives are launching a new effort to regulate marijuana the way the federal government handles alcohol. A slim majority (52%) of Americans oppose legalizing marijuana. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Should Richard III Be Buried as a Protestant or Catholic?

The bones of England's much-reviled monarch, Richard III, were found under a parking lot in Leicester, England, near the site of Bosworth Field, where he was the last English king to die in battle. The discovery of his skeleton is raising an interesting question: should Richard, who lived before the Protestant Reformation, be buried as a Catholic or Protestant? … [Read more...]

Our Corner | CBN: The Brody File

If you missed it, watch Dr. Robert P. Jones on the Christian Broadcasting Network's "The Brody File," discussing how most Christian groups feel about the gun control debate. … [Read more...]

Our Corner | State of Belief Radio

This weekend, Dr. Robert P. Jones appeared on State of Belief radio to discuss guns and sports with the host, Rev. Welton Gaddy. … [Read more...]

Our Corner | State of Belief Radio

This weekend, Dr. Robert P. Jones appeared on State of Belief radio to discuss guns and sports with the host, Rev. Welton Gaddy. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Transgender Teacher Sues Catholic School for Discrimination

A transgender teacher is suing the Catholic prep school where he worked for more than three decades, saying that he was fired illegally. More than three-quarters (76%) of Catholics agree that Congress should pass laws to protect transgender people from job discrimination. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | 3-in-10 Americans See God’s Hand in Sporting Outcomes

Don't necessarily blame the refs when your team loses - a significant number of Americans report that God has a hand in determining winners and losers in sports games. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | How Reliable Are Robo-Polls, Anyway?

A new study casts doubt on the effectiveness of robo-polls, raising the question of whether the results of automated polls in the 2012 Republican primaries may have been adjusted to match live-interview surveys. … [Read more...]


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