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...]

The Morning Buzz | White Students No Longer the Majority in Public Schools

Today's Buzz covers American pride, Kentucky's same-sex marriage ban overturned by federal judge, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal wooing religious right, where conservative Christians live, white students no longer the majority at public schools, Tim Howard strengthened by his Christian faith. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | UMC Reinstates Pastor Defrocked for Officiating Son’s Same-sex Marriage

Today's Buzz reports that an appellate court has upheld a lower court's ruling that Utah's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, the United Methodist Church reinstate pastor who officiated his son's same-sex marriage, Supreme Court rules warrantless cellphone searches illegal, IRS needs to audit churches to discourage places of worship from contributing to political candidates. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Presbyterian Church Approves Same-sex Marriage

Today's Buzz covers the Presbyterian Church's vote to allow same-sex marriage, skulls studied in Spain yield new discoveries about human evolution, Americans' support of euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicide, how urban areas lose out when states refuse to expand Obamacare-funded Medicaid, Pastor demands transparency from Border Patrol, Brian Schweitzer insults Eric Cantor and Dianne Feinstein. … [Read more...]

Morning Buzz | San Francisco Archbishop Defends Joining DC Rally Against Same-sex Marriage

Today's Buzz covers today's march in Washington against same-sex marriage, death penalty, drug sentencing reform, unmarried mothers, and charitable giving. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Singing Nun Thanks “Man Upstairs” for Recent Win

Today's Buzz covers Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban overturned by a federal judge, the Catholic Benefits Association granted temporary injection from adhering to ACA's contraception mandate, Texas Republican Party approves reparative therapy as new platform, Sister Cristina wins The Voice. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | What Religious and Spiritual Experiences Tell Us about the Brain

Today's Buzz covers how the recession affected jobs in every industry, Supreme Court declines to hear appeal to reinstate Oregon's ban on same-sex marriages, how religious and spiritual experiences affect the brain, the surge of progressive Christianity, Maureen Dowd gets uncomfortably high, the 70th anniversary of D-Day. … [Read more...]


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