Utah to Appeal Judge’s Ruling Allowing Same-Sex Marriage to U.S. Supreme Court

Nearly 1,000 gay and lesbian couples have purchased wedding licenses from the state of Utah since a federal judge struck down the state’s ban on same-sex marriages December 20. … [Read more...]

Business Execs Join Evangelical Leaders in Push for Immigration Reform

Today's Buzz covers the surprising role of Mormons in pushing for ENDA, business executives' efforts to reform the immigration system, and new groups creating Christian communities around craft beer. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Vegetarian Staffers Band Together on Capitol Hill

The Vegetarian Caucus on Capitol Hill is rapidly expanding. Less than 1-in-10 (6%) Americans say they personally are vegetarian, although 38% have a close friend or family member who is vegetarian. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Will Hispanic Evangelicals Blunt Democratic Advantage among Hispanic Voters

Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? Recall the Nutella thieves of Columbia University? They’ve been outdone. Two influential senators may be on the cusp of a bipartisan breakthrough to expand background checks for gun buyers. Two-thirds (67%) of Americans are in favor of stricter enforcement of existing... more … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Senate Likely to Finalize Bipartisan Immigration Bill this Week

Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? Next time you get a latte, try not to be disappointed, it probably won’t live up to this. This weekend, for the first time, a woman lead the closing prayer at a major Mormon conference. Although most (82%) Americans report... more … [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 in this crucial arena. … [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. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | How Do Top Earners Feel About Being Taxed More Heavily?

How do top earners feel about being taxed more heavily? More than 6-in-10 Americans who make more than $100,000 a year agree that the government should raise taxes on those who make more than $250,000 a year. … [Read more...]

Our Corner | Religion and the 2012 Election on Fox5 News

Just before the 2012 election, Dr. Robert P. Jones joined Fox5 anchor Brian Bolter to discuss the role of religion in the 2012 election. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Hispanic Americans Aren’t Donating to the Candidates

Hispanic Americans may be a pivotal voting bloc this election, but they're donating very little to the candidates. … [Read more...]


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