Graphic of the Week | Attitudes About Abortion

Tuesday, January 22nd, marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy. Our new graphic of the week demonstrates that public attitudes about abortion cannot be reduced to views on abortion's legality. … [Read more...]

Graphic of the Week | Attitudes About Abortion

Tuesday, January 22nd, marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy. Our new graphic of the week demonstrates that public attitudes about abortion cannot be reduced to views on abortion's legality. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Record Number in Congress Have No Religious Affiliation

According to reports, 10 members of the 113th Congress either identify as religiously unaffiliated or do not specify a religious affiliation. This may not seem like a large number (and it's not, given the number of Americans who are unaffiliated), but it's surprising, considering that two-thirds of Americans say they'd be uncomfortable with an atheist president. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Gay Rights Activists Look for New Faith Outreach

After successes with several state ballot initiatives, gay rights activists are looking for new kinds of faith outreach. As our research shows, religious Americans are on both sides of the same-sex marriage debate. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Illegal Immigration From Mexico on the Rise

For the first time since the recession, illegal immigration from Mexico is on the rise. This might not seem like a good thing, but some say it's a sign that the American economy is improving. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Most Religiously Unaffiliated Americans Still Believe in God

Surprisingly few of the religiously unaffiliated qualify as "nonbelievers." Dr. Robert P. Jones has more at Figuring Faith. … [Read more...]

Unmarried Men: The Key to Marijuana Legalization?

Initiatives for the legalization of marijuana are on the ballot in three states, and men who have never been married could be among their most enthusiastic proponents. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Could Third-Party Candidates Derail Romney’s Chances?

Constitution Party candidate Virgil Goode isn't Mitt Romney's only worry. Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson could siphon votes away from Romney in key swing states. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Did Romney Win the Debate on Policy or Personality?

Was Romney's debate win more about policy, or personality? … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Who Are America’s Most Apathetic Voters?

Who are America's most apathetic voters? (It's not Millennials!) … [Read more...]


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