Morning Buzz | Mormon Moms Can Teach, Says LDS

In today's buzz, a new Maryland fee inadvertently starts a "green" ministry, LDS OKs Mormon mothers with young children to teach, and the Oxford dictionary crowns "vape" the word of the year. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Survey: What Motivated Voters During the Midterm Elections?

In today's buzz, we release our post-election American Values Survey, finding that 62% of Americans say the country is on the wrong track. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Mormon Undergarments Explained

In today's buzz, Hobby Lobby and Guantanamo, Mormons and undergarments, and G.I. Joe and . . . yoga? … [Read more...]

PRRI in the New York Times | Social Worker Spreads a Message of Acceptance to Mormons with Gay Children

A recent New York Times article on growing acceptance of the gay community within Mormonism features PRRI data from our 2014 LGBT survey. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | Catholics, Evangelicals, Baptists—and Mormons?—Unite

In today's buzz, President Obama will speak on ISIS tonight, Mormonism gains some surprising partners in the ongoing same-sex marriage battle, and an awesome infographic on the partisan history of the U.S. Senate. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Do Independent Candidates Have a Chance to Win in November?

In today's Buzz, independent candidates run for state-level offices, many Americans still struggle to put food on the table, the Supreme Court gears up for another religious liberty case, the New York Times explores the race gap in America's police departments, and the Mormon church puts its artifacts on display. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Utah Judge Issues Victory for Polygamous Family

In today's Buzz, expansion of mental health care stalls, a Utah judge issues a victory for a polygamous family, the U.S. government sues a Minneapolis suburb for blocking an Islamic center, a leaked poll shows that women are skeptical of the GOP, measuring abortion rates is challenging, and both parties worry that White House action on immigration could tip the 2014 midterm elections. … [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-Discrimination Act. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Same-sex Marriage Now Legal in Idaho

Today's Buzz covers U.S. Court of Appeals decision finds website name disparaging to American Muslims, Idaho overturns same-sex marriage ban, Democrats pressure Republicans on immigration reform, Ben Sasse wins Nebraska Republican Senate primary, the state of health in the U.S. … [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 between seniors, America's oldest adults, and Millenials, America's youngest adults are dramatic. More than 7-in-10 (71 percent) seniors identify as some type of white Christian. In contrast, less than 3-in-10 (28 percent) of Millennials identify as … [Read more...]


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