The Morning Buzz | Belief Trumps Knowledge about Climate Change and Evolution

Today's Buzz covers nonprofit religious organizations' fight for further distance from the Obamacare's contraception coverage mandate, children of same-sex couples better off than their peers, Washington state allows retail sale of marijuana but will quickly run out of product, beliefs trump facts when it comes to how Americans feel about climate change and evolution, cities in the U.S. where women out-earn men. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Mix and Match Religion Popular with Millennials

Today's Buzz covers the Supreme Court says Christian college exempt from Obamacare contraception coverage mandate, Millennials mix it up when it comes to religion, college students are challenging voter ID laws. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Happy Fourth of July!

Today's Buzz covers faith leaders call on President Obama to include an exception for faith-based organizations in his executive order to protect LGBT people from job discrimination, how World Cup rivals are connected on professional soccer club teams, a photo essay of Wisconsin veterans visiting Washington D.C. and arriving home to a hero's welcome. … [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 | President Obama Vows to Fix Immigration Using Executive Power

Today's Buzz covers how various newspapers around the country reported the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision, President Obama vows to fix immigration using his executive power, most Americans are pessimistic about the future, the Supreme Court Justices who have disagreed the most and least this last term, Georgia readies for the Safe Carry Protection Act. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Hobby Lobby

Today's Buzz covers the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, long-term unemployed Americans increasingly leaving the labor force entirely, Hillary Clinton's approval ratings in decline, whose more angry: Democrats or Republicans?, 7 reason to mildly dislike Belgium before their World Cup match against the U.S. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | Awaiting the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby Ruling

Today's Buzz covers the imminent Supreme Court ruling in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby case, the beginning of Ramadan, new GOP website engages people of faith, air pollution in the U.S. has decreased since 2005, Archbishop convicted of child sex abuse and defrocked, role of regional price parities in minimum wage debate, most stressed-out U.S. cities. … [Read more...]

The Morning Buzz | SCOTUS Unanimously Rules on Massachusetts Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone

Today's Buzz covers the Supreme Court ruling about a buffer zone around abortion clinics in Massachusetts, where the Supreme Court Justices fall on the liberal-to-conservative spectrum, Maine Senator Susan Collins announces her support for same-sex marriage, the fourth republican senator to do so, President Obama's thoughts on environmental issues, 45th anniversary of the Stonewall riots. … [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...]

In the News: AUDIO | Robert P. Jones Talks Contraception Coverage Mandate at the Heart of the Hobby Lobby Case before the Supreme Court in Two National Radio Interviews

PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones discusses the findings of a poll asking Americans about the ACA's contraception coverage mandate in light of the anticipated SCOTUS decision in the Hobby Lobby and Conestoga cases on several national radio programs, including his new series “Faith by the Numbers” on NPR’s Interfaith Voices with host Maureen Fiedler and State of Belief with host Reverend Welton Gaddy. … [Read more...]


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