Religious Change in America’s Swing States

Using the American Values Atlas, we explore nine of the country’s key battleground states—particularly, how each state’s religious make-up is changing.

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Morning Buzz | Schisms Over Same-sex Marriage in Mennonite Church

In today’s buzz, Presbyterian Church recognizes gay marriage, NYT covers importance of Catholicism in Jeb Bush’s life, and we get ready for a survey release.

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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 hi… [Read more...]

The Three Religious Traditions That Dominate the U.S.

With America’s religious landscape becoming increasingly diverse, we tap into data from the American Values Atlas to see the top three religions in each state.

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Churches They Are a Changin’: Americans’ Attitudes Toward Same-sex Marriage Are Transforming the Face of Congregations

A new study released by Duke University finds that churches are increasingly welcoming gay and lesbian couples in committed relationships to their congregations. These findings underscore PRRI data that indicate religious groups have seen an astonishin… [Read more...]

PRRI in The Economist | Same-sex Marriage Poses Existential Problem for American Religions

PRRI is back in the news, this time appearing in a story in The Economist, which questions whether the shift in support for same-sex marriage in the U.S. poses an existential problem for religious denominations that currently oppose it.

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The Morning Buzz | Presbyterian Church Approves Same-sex Marriage

Today’s Buzz covers the Presbyterian Church’s vote to allow same-sex marriage, skulls studied in Spain yield new discoveries about human evolution, Americans’ support of euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicide, how urban areas lose out when states refus… [Read more...]

Steady Support for Immigration Reform

What do Americans currently want from immigration reform? PRRI’s latest Graphic of the Week highlights consistent majority support for immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship.

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I Know What You Did Last Sunday

The Graphic of the Week highlights data from PRRI’s newest study, “I Know What You Did Last Sunday: Measuring Social Desirability Bias in Self-Reported Religious Behavior, Belief, and Belonging,” which finds that Americans tend to exaggerate how … [Read more...]

Was Coca-Cola Right? America’s Growing Religious Diversity

“It’s Beautiful,” a Coca-Cola advertisement shown during the Super Bowl, encapsulates American ethnic and religious diversity and has prompted a diversity of responses on social media. A recent PRRI survey shows the growing religious differences betwee… [Read more...]


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