Our Corner | Born and Raised: More Americans Are Being Raised Without Religion and Choosing to Stay that Way

In my latest column for Huffington Post Religion, I examine why such a high number of Millennials now identify as nonreligious and what influence this could have on the future of religion in America. With roughly three-in-ten (31 percent) Millennials now identifying as religiously unaffiliated the debate over why this generation is abandoning religion at an unprecedented rate has mostly centered around two explanations: Millennials are leaving because they do not like... more … [Read more...]

Our Corner | Could the Religious Left Outgrow the Religious Right?

A new piece from The London Times explores how American Millennials may be re-shaping the country’s political and religious landscape, based both on an interview with PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones and findings from PRRI’s 2013 Economic Values Survey. America’s Religious Right, one of the mightiest political forces in the country over the past three decades, is on course to be superseded by a new power bloc: the Religious Left. A... more … [Read more...]

Our Corner | Being Different and Being Proud to Be American

In his latest column for Huffington Post Politics, PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox explores American pride, examining how different groups of citizens express and celebrate their national identity. As Americans prepare to celebrate the nation’s 237th birthday this July 4th, the overwhelming majority of Americans report being proud of their national identity and heritage. More than 8 in 10 say they feel very (31 percent) or extremely (51 percent) proud to be... more … [Read more...]

Our Corner | Federalists of Convenience? How Changing Attitudes on Same-sex Marriage are Affecting Supporters and Opponents

In a new column for Huffington Post Politics, PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox examines how shifting public opinion on same-sex marriage has led traditional states' rights advocates to favor a federal decision on the issue, and in turn, pushed those who typically support a national approach to seek state-level solutions. … [Read more...]

Our Corner | What Americans Really Think About Affirmative Action

In a new column for Huffington Post Politics, PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox examines the divide between American support for the general principle of affirmative action and its application in college admissions. His insight is well-timed, as the Supreme Court is set to rule later this month on the constitutionality of using race as a factor in college admissions. Cox explores PRRI’s latest findings as part of the spectrum of... more … [Read more...]

Our Corner | Remember Civil Unions? The Shifting Middle Ground in the Same-sex Marriage Debate

Why have civil unions lost momentum? At the Monkey Cage, Dr. Robert P. Jones and Daniel Cox explore shifts in public opinion on civil unions over the past decade. … [Read more...]

Our Corner | Remember Civil Unions? The Shifting Middle Ground in the Same-sex Marriage Debate

Why have civil unions lost momentum? At the Monkey Cage, Dr. Robert P. Jones and Daniel Cox explore shifts in public opinion on civil unions over the past decade. … [Read more...]

Our Corner | Christians Divided on Morality, Legalization of Marijuana Use

In a new column for Religion & Politics, I sketch the generational differences that divided Christians on the morality and legalization of marijuana use. … [Read more...]

Our Corner | PRRI Affiliated Scholars at the Midwest Political Science Association Conference

This weekend, several PRRI Affiliated Scholars will be presenting papers or participating in panels at the Midwest Political Science Association Conference. … [Read more...]

Our Corner | NBC Latino

In an op-ed for NBC Latino, PRRI Research Associate Juhem Navarro-Rivera explores the ongoing tug-of-war within the Republican Party between Hispanic Americans and the Tea Party. … [Read more...]


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