Woman’s Christian Temperance Union to Fight Marijuana Legalization

Today's Buzz covers same-sex marriage in Philadelphia, a possible homage to Satan in Oklahoma, and Democrats in Whole Foods (versus Republicans in Costco)! … [Read more...]

Nelson Mandela Left Legacy of Religious Ties, Boosted Patriotism Among Black South Africans

Today's Buzz covers the influence of religion on Nelson Mandela's life, as well as the effect he had on increasing black South Africans' patriotism. … [Read more...]

In Capitalism Critique, Pope Francis May Have More in Common with Evangelicals than Catholics

American Catholics are slightly more inclined than the general population to say the system is working very (10 percent) or somewhat (48 percent) well, while 38 percent say the system is not working well. However, less than half of white evangelical Protestants believe capitalism is working very well (10 percent) or somewhat well (35 percent), while nearly half (49 percent) say it is not working too well or at all well. … [Read more...]

Seventh-Day Adventist Church Moves Toward Ordaining Women Globally

Today's Buzz covers the push by some evangelical leaders for immigration reform, NSA tracking methods, and the passing of South African civil rights leader Nelson Mandela. … [Read more...]

Minimum Wage: Would You Like a Raise With That?

The federal minimum wage, which was last increased in 2009 to its current $7.25 an hour, has been the subject of renewed interest on Capitol Hill and around the country. … [Read more...]

Support for Increasing the Minimum Wage Crosses Religious, Party Lines

Today's Buzz covers talks about increasing the federal minimum wage, a fast for immigration reform, and how holiday shopping in the United States compares to countries around the world! … [Read more...]

Who Has a Marketing Problem? Catholic Church Lags Behind Catholics in Positive Perceptions

In a recent appearance on Meet the Press, New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan, who until recently was head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, shared his views about what he believed was the primary problem confronting the Roman Catholic Church – “we’ve been out-marketed.” Dolan says that while the Catholic Church does not favor same-sex marriage, its leaders are tired of being characterized as "anti-gay" rather than "pro-traditional marriage." … [Read more...]

Could You Pass a U.S. Citizenship Test?

Today's Buzz covers TipsforJesus, a U.S. citizenship test, and which state's residents are least likely to curse! … [Read more...]

Top U.S. Bishop Says Catholic Church Has a Marketing Problem

Today's Buzz covers #GivingTuesday, futuristic delivery drones, and Archbishop Timothy Dolan's latest comments on the Catholic Church. … [Read more...]

Miss PRRI’s Latest Immigration Report? Check Out National Media Coverage Here!

In case you missed it, PRRI’s latest immigration survey report, What Americans (Still) Want From Immigration Reform, received significant national media coverage last week! Be sure to check out some thoughtful takes on the findings at The New York Times, CNN, The Washington Post, Bloomberg, NPR, NBC, MSNBC, NBC Latino, Fox News Latino, The L.A. Times, and Time. … [Read more...]


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