The Morning Buzz | Why White and Black Americans Are Divided on What Ferguson Means for the Country

In today's Buzz, why it's so hard for white people to understand Ferguson, the Supreme Court moves closer to addressing same-sex marriage, Compton allows school police to carry semiautomatic rifles, racial gaps in health outcomes narrow but remain wide, and Christian conservatives believe they're in a "Babylonian exile." … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Are the Culture Wars Moving South?

In today's Buzz, St. Louis erupts into riots, a leaked Senate campaign memo reveals our worst fears about politics, restaurant workers struggle for tips, the culture wars move into Latin America, and a HIV-positive college student writes about the stigma of HIV and AIDS. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Target Endorses Same-Sex Marriage

In today's Buzz, why Target's customers won't object to the company's endorsement of same-sex marriage, economic opportunity for kids, mapping drought across the country, and a look back over the four decades since Richard Nixon resigned the presidency. … [Read more...]

Target’s Support for Same-sex Marriage Mirrors Customers’ Views

Target's endorsement of same-sex marriage won't alienate customers, but Walmart could see more of a backlash from shoppers should the big-box store follow its competitor's lead. … [Read more...]

PRRI in The Economist | Same-sex Marriage Poses Existential Problem for American Religions

PRRI is back in the news, this time appearing in a story in The Economist, which questions whether the shift in support for same-sex marriage in the U.S. poses an existential problem for religious denominations that currently oppose it. … [Read more...]

Richard Land vs. Russell Moore: The Changing Face of the Southern Baptist Convention

PRRI's latest blog post explores Richard Land's downfall as the head of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, and it's new leadership under Russell Moore. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Are Obama and the Democrats to Blame for the Immigration Crisis?

In today's Buzz, PRRI Research Director Daniel Cox explains why Millennials won't venture back into the culture wars, Colorado's attorney general says the state is in "legal chaos" over same-sex marriage, some blame Obama and the Democrats for the immigration crisis at the Southwest border, and an Alabama man fights for the right to carry his gun to the polls. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | How Religious Affiliation and Attendance Influence Likelihood of Divorce

Today's Buzz covers President Obama's request for $3.7 billion to help with immigration reform, Utah takes its appeal against legalizing same-sex marriage to the Supreme Court, religions effects on marriage stability, including atheists, how Zack Brown won the Internet lottery. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Young Evangelicals Increasingly at Odds with Church over LGBT Issues

Today's Buzz covers how young evangelicals are breaking with the church over LGBT issues, Pope Francis begs for forgiveness from six victims of clerical sex abuse, Democrats craft legislation to provide access to birth control for women working for religious companies exempt from the contraception coverage mandate, why the wave of liberalism among young people could shift, being an atheist is psychologically impossible according to science. … [Read more...]

PRRI In the News | Politico Examines Growing Evangelical Support for Same-Sex Marriage

Politico Magazine examines why more evangelical Christians are breaking with their church’s condemnation of same-sex relationships using PRRI's major study, “A Shifting Landscape: A Decade of Change in American Attitudes about Same-sex Marriage and LGBT Issues.” … [Read more...]


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