(RNS) — American evangelicals are losing numbers and losing them quickly. Meanwhile, the religiously unaffiliated now form the largest single group in 20 U.S. states.
(RNS) A full quarter of U.S. adults now say they have no religious affiliation. But despite their heft, the 'nones' are no voting bloc.
(RNS) In a gloomy forecast for organized religion, only seven percent of the 'nones' say they are looking for a religion.
(RNS) It's a significant change in American politics, where nonbelief has long been a liability.
(RNS) Americans' patriotic fervor is tempered by race and religion, a new survey finds.
(RNS) Conservative Christians flexed their muscles in the midterms. But can they show the same strength in 2016?
(RNS) Forty years after the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion, poll numbers reveal how Americans' feelings about abortion have changed -- and remained the same.
(RNS) A new poll shows more than a third of Americans believe the severity of recent natural disasters is evidence that we are in the “end times” described in the Bible – a period of turmoil preceding the return of Christ and the end of the world. By Lauren Markoe.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A new poll from the Public Religion Research Institute and Religion News Service finds that Americans are generally divided about gun control, but certain religious groups are far from ambivalent. By Lauren Markoe.
(RNS) A new survey finds that Americans, while mostly religious, do not use social media to supplement worship and mostly keep their faith private online. By Chris Lisee.
(RNS) Compared to Hispanic Americans, black Americans are far more likely to believe abortion should be legal in most circumstances, even when they personally reject the procedure as immoral. By Lauren Markoe.
WASHINGTON (RNS) After nearly four years in the Oval Office, President Obama is wrongly thought to be Muslim by one in six American voters, and only 1 in 4 can correctly identify him as Protestant, according to a new poll. By Lauren Markoe.