In the New York Times | Two NYT Articles Feature New PRRI Data

Two New York Times articles feature PRRI's newest immigration data. … [Read more...]

In The Atlantic | How the Politics of Nostalgia Sank Eric Cantor

Check out Robert P. Jones’s latest article for The Atlantic, "How the Politics of Nostalgia Sank Eric Cantor." In the piece, Dr. Jones explores the reasons for Eric Cantor’s unexpected loss to his Tea Party competitor. One reason examined is Cantor’s support for immigration reform and how immigration often serves as the vehicle for conservatives expressing their fear of the “changing cultural, religious, and ethnic identity of the United States” and what those changes could mean for the Republica … [Read more...]

What Do Americans Want from Immigration Reform in 2014?

On Tuesday, PRRI, in partnership with Brookings Institution, released a new survey, What Americans Want from Immigration Reform in 2014. … [Read more...]

Steady Support for Immigration Reform

What do Americans currently want from immigration reform? PRRI’s latest Graphic of the Week highlights consistent majority support for immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship. … [Read more...]

In The Atlantic | Racism Masked as Religious Liberty

Using PRRI data, The Atlantic argues that racial discrimination is being paraded as "religious freedom." … [Read more...]

Do Americans Support the ACA’S Employer Contraception Coverage Mandate?

PRRI’s latest Graphic of the Week explores Americans’ views about the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate for certain types of businesses, including privately owned corporations. … [Read more...]

In Time Magazine | PRRI Data Cited in “The Transgender Tipping Point” Cover Story

The latest edition of Time Magazine reports on the transgender revolution, another movement that, like same-sex marriage, is challenging long-standing American norms and beliefs about sexuality and gender. Cited in the cover story is recent data from PRRI which shows nine percent of Americans say they have a close friend or family member who is transgender. … [Read more...]

In the New York Times: Thomas Edsall Cites PRRI Data on Racial Bias in “The Great White Hope”

"The Great White Hope," Thomas Edsall's latest New York Times column, which includes PRRI data on racial bias in the United States, explores Republican strategy to win votes for the 2014 midterm and 2016 presidential elections. Challenges lie ahead, Edsall argues, if the GOP continues to pin the outcome of national campaigns on increasing support from white voters, a tactic previous referred to as the "Southern strategy." … [Read more...]

I Know What You Did Last Sunday

The Graphic of the Week highlights data from PRRI’s newest study, “I Know What You Did Last Sunday: Measuring Social Desirability Bias in Self-Reported Religious Behavior, Belief, and Belonging,” which finds that Americans tend to exaggerate how often they attend religious services. By comparing survey modes, the study concludes that Americans are more likely to report higher levels of religious participation when polled by live interviewers on the telephone than they are when completing a self- … [Read more...]

VIDEO: HuffPost Live Interviews Daniel Cox about Americans’ Religious Attendance

Watch PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox on HuffPost Live as he discusses Americans' propensity to lie about their religious attendance. … [Read more...]


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