The Morning Buzz | The Religious Roots of New England’s Support for Gay Marriage

If Rhode Island legalizes same-sex marriage, New England will become the first region in the U.S. where all of the states allow gay and lesbian couples to marry legally. What are the religious roots of these concentrated levels of support? … [Read more...]

Figuring Faith | Will the Boston Bombing Change American Attitudes About Muslims and Immigration Reform?

In this week's column for Figuring Faith, Dr. Robert P. Jones examines the data on Americans' attitudes toward Muslims and immigration reform. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | American Muslims and the Boston Bombings

In the wake of last week's tragic bombings in Boston, some are now wondering whether there will be a backlash against Muslims in the United States. Less than half of Americans say that self-proclaimed Muslims who commit acts of violence in the name of Islam are not really Muslims. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Dr. Robert P. Jones Discusses American Attitudes Toward Islam

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? Don’t text and drive, and certainly don’t text and fly a helicopter. A new report from the National Center for Health Statistics explores the frequency and nature of pre-marital cohabitation. At IslamiCommentary Dr. Robert P. Jones discusses American attitudes toward Islam. Americans... more … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Muslim Advocates Campaign to Reclaim “Jihad”

Muslim activists are launching an ad campaign to reclaim the word "jihad." … [Read more...]

Our Corner | Dr. Robert P. Jones at Duke University

Last month, Dr. Robert P. Jones spoke at Duke University on attitudes toward Muslims in America today. The full lecture is now available online. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | White House Announces New Contraception Compromise

The White House announced a new compromise on the "contraception mandate," allowing large religiously affiliated organizations to issue insurance plans that do not directly cover birth control. Majorities of Americans support the Obama administration's rule, and public opinion on the issue has remained remarkably stable over the past year. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | What Did the 2012 Election Teach Us About Polling?

While we're thoughtfully mulling over the lessons of 2012, what can we learn about polling in the wake of the recent presidential election? Cell phones, the virtues of internet polling, and more. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Gun Control and the Media

At the Washington Post, George Washington University professor Danny Hayes argues that politicians will have to give the media a reason to continue to focus on gun control issues. A slim majority of Americans favor passing stricter gun control laws. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Gun Control and the Media

At the Washington Post, George Washington University professor Danny Hayes argues that politicians will have to give the media a reason to continue to focus on gun control issues. A slim majority of Americans favor passing stricter gun control laws. … [Read more...]


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