The Morning Buzz | June 18, 2012

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? What would The Wizard of Oz look like if the Emerald City were in China? In an op-ed for the New York Times, one Mormon added his voice to the 36% of registered voters who do not believe that the Mormon faith is a Christian religion, declaring that he is “emphatically” not a Christian. Atheists are speaking o … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | June 15, 2012

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? One brave journalist has discovered the solution to the euro crisis: lock Angela Merkel in a room with “Call Me Maybe” on repeat. Can’t hurt to try it, right? Take a look at these maps, which show why, in 2008, nearly half of the women who obtained an abortion in Kansas traveled from another state for t … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | June 6, 2012

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? Let’s face it, the British really know how to throw a party and the world loves watching them. Here are some pictures from Monday’s star studded Diamond Jubilee concert, which aired last night on ABC. If you’ve ever wondered where to get your own jelly mold of the Queen’s face, your search is ove … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | June 4, 2012

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? This, my friends, is no ordinary cat video.  The appeal of anti-Mormonism is simple, says a historian: it makes other people feel good. The debate over the placement of crosses at the entrance to a public university in Texas continues. Nearly two-thirds (66 percent) of Americans agree that we must maintain a strict separ … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | May 31, 2012

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? If you ever doubted that a neon lamp could stay lit for 77 years, I’m sorry to say that this Los Angeles restaurant has proved you wrong. Talk about retro! In a column for the Washington Post, Joanna Brooks explains that although Mormons, overall, tend to be politically conservative, progressive Mormon women will c … [Read more...]


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