Morning Buzz | Most Americans Believe Protests Make the Country Better; Support Decreases Dramatically if Protesters are Identified as Black

In today’s buzz, PRRI’s new survey on what it means to be a “true” American, plus Dylann Roof’s Lutheran ties.

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Morning Buzz | Memorial Day Weekend, by the Numbers

In today’s buzz, the most liberal and conservative big cities in America, the “dad bod,” and the greatest commencement speeches of all time.

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The Morning Buzz | Democrats Ditch the “War on Women” Rhetoric

In today’s Buzz, Democrats ditch the “war on women” rhetoric, Americans view the unaccompanied minor children with compassionate pragmatism rather than ideology, Atheist TV has its premiere, Mitt Romney hits the campaign trail, and American archbishops… [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Pot is the Latest Farmer’s Market Fad

In today’s Buzz, marijuana entrepreneurs open a farmer’s market in Los Angeles, the super-rich might be even wealthier than we thought, questions about whether the “Mormon moment” is ending, and gay rights groups abandon the Employment Non-Discriminati… [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Pope Francis Stirs the Pot Yet Again

In today’s Buzz Pope Francis goes against church doctrine by telling a woman married to a divorced man that she can receive Holy Communion, white southerners increasing support of the GOP, test your Bible IQ, Georgia governor signs Safe Carry Protectio… [Read more...]

Our Corner | Biggest Moves in Religion and Politics in 2012

As we look forward to the new year, there are many lessons to be gleaned from 2012′s most important moments in religion and politics. At the CNN Belief Blog, PRRI CEO Dr. Robert P. Jones and Research Director Daniel Cox outline the ten biggest shifts i… [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Was the “Mormon Moment” More of a Blip?

A new Pew survey reveals that despite Mitt Romney’s lengthy run for office and his much-publicized Mormon faith, 82% of Americans say they learned little to nothing about Mormonism during the 2012 campaign.

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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.

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The Morning Buzz | What Happens if We Go Over the Fiscal Cliff?

Commentators are talking about the fiscal cliff in apocalyptic terms, but what will happen if it does, indeed, come to pass? For what it’s worth, most Americans favor a balanced approach to the budget deficit, with a combination of tax increases and cu… [Read more...]

The (Continued) Politics of Racial Resentment

Affiliated Scholar Paul A. Djupe explores data which sheds light on the level of racial resentment toward Obama among white Americans.

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