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...]

Could You Pass a U.S. Citizenship Test?

Today's Buzz covers TipsforJesus, a U.S. citizenship test, and which state's residents are least likely to curse! … [Read more...]

Miss PRRI’s Latest Immigration Report? Check Out National Media Coverage Here!

In case you missed it, PRRI’s latest immigration survey report, What Americans (Still) Want From Immigration Reform, received significant national media coverage last week! Be sure to check out some thoughtful takes on the findings at The New York Times, CNN, The Washington Post, Bloomberg, NPR, NBC, MSNBC, NBC Latino, Fox News Latino, The L.A. Times, and Time. … [Read more...]

PRRI, Quinnipiac Find Steady Support for Path to Citizenship in 2013

Today's Buzz covers support for immigration reform, President John F. Kennedy's religious legacy, and the pope's calls for reforming the Roman Catholic Church! … [Read more...]

PRRI, Quinnipiac Find Steady Support for Path to Citizenship in 2013

While immigration reform legislation has experienced its ups and downs during 2013, recent surveys have shown that American views on immigration have not budged over the course of the year. … [Read more...]


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