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We’re Awestruck About Earth, Unsure About Global Warming
Originally Posted: 11/21/2014 - 11:16am | Type: Blog

Most Americans say they feel a deep connection to the wider world. But all that spiritual stargazing makes no difference in views about the facts of climate change and global warming, a new survey finds. Jus ...

Americans Divided on Religious Liberty: The Freedom to Practice My Religion or the Freedom to Avoid Yours
Originally Posted: 09/24/2014 - 4:19pm | Type: Blog

When it comes to concerns over religious liberty, Americans are divided as to which is in more imminent danger: the ability to practice one’s religion without government inference, or the consequences to freed ...

Poll: Americans Stretch the Truth on Attending Church
Originally Posted: 05/19/2014 - 11:47am | Type: Blog

A new survey by the Public Religion Research Institute finds that many Christians — and unbelievers, too — will exaggerate about attending worship in live phone interviews. “I ...

Libertarians: Young, White, and Male
Originally Posted: 11/04/2013 - 2:13pm | Type: Blog

“Libertarians are significantly more likely to be non-Hispanic white, male, and young,” according to the report by the nonpartisan Public Religion Research Institute released last Tuesday. ...

50 Years from Now — Infographic Shows How Far We Have Yet to Go on Racial Equality
Originally Posted: 08/29/2013 - 1:29pm | Type: Blog

Yesterday’s “Let Freedom Ring” ceremony in Washington, D.C., honored the nation's substantial advances in racial equality in the fifty years since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his now-iconic “I H ...

Poll Shows A Double Standard on Religious Liberty
Originally Posted: 01/24/2013 - 10:51am | Type: Blog

Half of Americans worry that religious freedom in the U.S. is at risk, and many say activist groups — particularly gays and lesbians — are trying to remove “traditional Christian values” from the public square ...

Millennials' Reflections on the New American Values Survey
Originally Posted: 10/25/2012 - 1:17pm | Type: Blog

On Tuesday, the religion, policy, and politics project at Brookings and the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) hosted a forum to release PRRI's fourth American Values Survey (AVS), a large national ...

Survey: Gap Between 'Social Justice' and 'Right to Life' Catholics
Originally Posted: 10/23/2012 - 12:09pm | Type: Blog

More American Catholics believe their religious leaders should be focused on issues related to poverty and social justice during this election season, rather than spending time and energy on other issues such ...

The Disillusionment of Our Youngest Voters
Originally Posted: 10/08/2012 - 3:09pm | Type: Blog

The candidates’ religion isn’t the only factor affecting young peoples’ voting patterns. Another issue is a lack of voter engagement in the political process altogether. Young mil ...

Millennials Find Distinction Between Personal Morality and Common Good
Originally Posted: 04/19/2012 - 7:22am | Type: Blog

College-aged adults are not letting their moral beliefs on social issues filter into their politics. College-aged adults are not letting their moral beliefs on social issues filte ...