Border Security: The Bipartisan Glue

Americans’ perceptions of deportations influence their support for a path to citizenship for immigrants currently living in the country illegally, which make have an impact on bipartisan support for the new immigration bill. … [Read more...]

Boy Scouts Set to End Ban on Gay Members

After months of contentious debate, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) seem poised to strike down their long-standing ban on openly gay scouts, although they will continue to prohibit gay adults from serving as leaders. Two-thirds (67%) of Americans report that gay and lesbian relationships should be accepted by society. … [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...]

The Political Potential of Evangélicos

Can evangélicos become an important force in American politics? … [Read more...]

The Times, Are They A-Changin’?

Might the Catholic Church be open to expanding the priesthood to women? Affiliated Scholars Melissa Deckman and Laura Olson show that this move would be met with the support of the American Catholic laity. … [Read more...]

The Slow Decline of America’s Pastime

This week in cities across North America another baseball season is commencing. Known as “America’s pastime,” baseball has, in reality, seen its cultural influence decline with the rise of other professional sports, including football. … [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...]

Our Corner | PRRI on the New York Times’ 538 Blog

Findings from the PRRI/Brookings Religion, Values, and Immigration Reform Survey were recently featured at the New York Times' 538 blog, in a post about changing perspectives on same-sex marriage. … [Read more...]

Generational Divisions in the Pews on Same-sex Marriage

As the Supreme Court hears oral arguments on two cases related to same-sex marriage, recent surveys have shown yawning generational divisions between younger and older Americans on this issue. A recent survey conducted by PRRI and the Brookings Institution finds that this generational gap persists among important religious groups. … [Read more...]

Graphic of the Week | Views on the Legalization of Same-sex Marriage

This week's graphic illustrates a striking generation gap on same-sex marriage which crosses party lines. … [Read more...]