A Bipartisan Compromise on Immigration Reform?

Today's Morning Buzz covers why sports fans pray to God, the possible future of immigration reform in America, and Sikhs' efforts to build understanding of their faith! … [Read more...]

How is America Doing? Depends on who you ask.

A poll released yesterday by Gallup reveals a large divide between white and non-white Americans who were asked how they think the country is doing. Nearly 57 percent of non-white Americans respond positively about the current state of the U.S. compared to 33 percent of white Americans. This marks the first time in recent history such a large racial gap has existed on this issue. … [Read more...]

Is Marijuana More Dangerous than Alcohol?

Today's Buzz covers the ongoing debate over legalizing marijuana, a look at the newest hot spot for illegal crossings into the United States, and global unemployment in 2013. … [Read more...]

California Supreme Court Rules Undocumented Immigrant Can Practice Law

Today's Buzz covers same-sex marriage disputes, a museum with biblical animals, and a calendar of the 2014 holy days for 10 major world religions! … [Read more...]

13 Top Religion and Politics Findings from 2013

It's been an exciting year for research on politics and religion, with key new data emerging on hot-button issues like same-sex marriage, immigration reform and raising the minimum wage, and on important groups such as the Tea Party, Hispanics, and Catholics. As originally posted on "Figuring Faith," my blog at The Washington Post, here are the Public Religion Research Institute’s top 13 findings from 2013! … [Read more...]

Pope Francis Named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

Today's Buzz covers state-level gun control laws, atheist political candidates and an interview with the University of Florida's Manuel Vásquez. … [Read more...]

Obama Joins World Leaders to Honor Nelson Mandela’s Life

Today's Buzz covers the history of Easter Island, Obama's tribute to Mandela and the auto industry's first woman CEO! … [Read more...]

Manuel A. Vásquez on PRRI’s Recent Immigration Survey

Manuel A. Vásquez, professor of religion at the University of Florida, discusses the findings of PRRI's recent survey on immigration reform. … [Read more...]

Seventh-Day Adventist Church Moves Toward Ordaining Women Globally

Today's Buzz covers the push by some evangelical leaders for immigration reform, NSA tracking methods, and the passing of South African civil rights leader Nelson Mandela. … [Read more...]

Support for Increasing the Minimum Wage Crosses Religious, Party Lines

Today's Buzz covers talks about increasing the federal minimum wage, a fast for immigration reform, and how holiday shopping in the United States compares to countries around the world! … [Read more...]