PRRI Speaks with Mark A. Smith About “Culture Wars,” Same-sex Marriage, and the AVA

Mark A. Smith is professor of Political Science and an adjunct professor of Comparative Religion and Communication at the University of Washington. His research focuses on economic and religious groups, ideas, and influences in American politics. In his new book, Secular Faith: How Culture Has Trumped Religion in American Politics, Dr. Smith argues that religion is not nearly the unchanging conservative influence in American politics that we have come to think it is and is best understood as … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | New HuffPo Podcast Explores Leaving Family’s Religion

In today's buzz, immigration reform is at a standstill in Congress and prominent Christian writer Rachel Held Evans is leaving the evangelical faith. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Bloody Sunday 50th Anniversary: Obama, Bush, and Congress March

In today's buzz, a survey finds that Americans are still praying, Jeb Bush speaks out on immigration reform, and an app that will make you a better writer. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | New San Diego Bishop Also Immigration Advocate

In today's buzz, Mayor De Blasio announces addition of Muslim holidays to NYC's public school calendar, and new Catholic Bishop advocates for immigration reform. … [Read more...]

Asset or Burden: How Americans View Immigrants

As House Reps continue to fight President Obama's executive action on immigration, we look at how each state views the effect of immigrants on American society. … [Read more...]

In the Washington Post | On immigration policy, the GOP is out of touch with the rest of America

The Washington Post’s editorial board calls PRRI’s new American Values Atlas (AVA) a “large and important new survey.” … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | NYT’s Frank Bruni Highlights New American Values Atlas Data

In today's buzz, NYT's columnist Frank Bruni, WP's Monkey Cage, and PRRI CEO Robert Jones tap into data from the newly released Americans Values Atlas. … [Read more...]

How Each State Feels About Immigration Reform

PRRI's latest Graphic of the Week highlights state-by-state data on immigration reform preferences using the recently updated American Values Atlas. … [Read more...]

In the Atlantic | What Americans Actually Think About Immigration

In his latest article in The Atlantic, Robert Jones uses data from the American Values Atlas (AVA) to show what Americans really think about immigration reform. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | New Plan of Action on Obama’s Immigration Executive Action

In today's buzz, questions on Obama's faith, GOP's new immigration plan, and a dwindling spirituality gender gap. … [Read more...]


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