Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? Recall the Nutella thieves of Columbia University? They’ve be… [Read more…]
Are interfaith marriages more challenging than most people suppose?
A new poll from the Atlantic shows, puzzlingly, that 9-in-10 Americans say they are in good health. Meanwhile, 4-in-10 Americans who visit medical/health websites use them for self-diagnosis.
A new C-SPAN poll finds that 65% of Americans say it’s okay for first ladies to hold a job while her husband is president, although only 40% say the first lady should receive a government salary.
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 … [Read more…]
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.
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.
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 interestin… [Read more…]
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.