Jones Speaks at Episcopal Church’s “Civil Discourse in America: Finding Common Ground for the Greater Good”

Earlier this week, PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones spoke at The Episcopal Church’s forum, ”Civil Discourse in America: Finding Common Ground for the Greater Good.” Jones joined the Huffington Post’s Executive Religion Editor Paul Raushenbush and Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori at the historic Christ Church in Philadelphia for a morning of discourse on political civility, the changing American electorate, and what role religious organizations play in promoting civil conversation. The entire forum, including […]

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Morning Buzz | Mormon Undergarments Explained

In today’s buzz, Hobby Lobby and Guantanamo, Mormons and undergarments, and G.I. Joe and . . . yoga?

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Morning Buzz | Is Civility Possible in American Politics?

In today’s buzz, a DC rabbi accused of spying on naked women, an American Catholic writer reflects on what the synod means for stateside practitioners, and our new report on political civility.

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Report: Is Civility Possible?

A new report analyzes data from over 20 surveys to see how Americans feel about civility in American politics and public discourse.

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Morning Buzz | Almost 90% of Americans Unaware of Obamacare’s Next Enrollment

In today’s buzz, the nun who won “The Voice” of Italy covers Madonna’s “Like a Virgin” and a religion writer defends New Atheists.

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On Brookings’ FixGov | When Obama Lost White Millennials

Research Director Daniel Cox examines when President Obama lost the support of his tried-and-true demographic: white Millennials.

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PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones Speaks at 32nd Annual Everett C. Parker Lecture

Earlier this month, PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones appeared on the religion and news media panel at the 32nd annual Everett C. Parker Lecture. Jones joined Rev. J. Bennett Guess, Executive Minister of Local Church Ministries of the United Church of Christ, and Gene Policinski, Chief Operating Officer of Newseum Institute and the Institute’s First Amendment Center, to discuss the interplay of religion and the media. In the talk, Jones […]

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Morning Buzz | President Obama Says Same-Sex Marriage Bans Unconstitutional

In today’s buzz, new data reveals that high school dropout rates are falling and a study shows that higher levels of religiosity equates to higher marriage and fertility rates.

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Morning Buzz | The Decline of the White Evangelical Protestant — and What That Means for the GOP

In today’s buzz, Catholic bishops vote against more accepting language toward the LGBT community in synod report.

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In The Atlantic | Southern Evangelicals: Dwindling—and Taking the GOP Edge with Them

In PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones’ latest article in The Atlantic, he examines the slim margin between Republicans and Democrats in five key Senate races this midterm election. Although the GOP has historically enjoyed stalwart support from what was once considered a base constituency, white evangelical Protestants are dwindling in numbers—not only in the South but throughout the United States. In fact, the number of white evangelical Protestants nationwide has slipped from 22 percent in 2007 to 18 percent today, which may not bode well for Republicans at the polls this November.

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