(RNS) — American faith groups are just as divided as political parties — disagreeing about immigration policy, climate change and the future of the country, according to a new poll from the Public Religion Research Institute. One thing they do agree on is that they wish President Trump would act more presidential.
(RNS) — We are at historic, civil war levels of animosity and distrust between Americans, but the divide is not because of the impeachment, or even President Donald Trump.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Two roommates are starting Fordham University’s first Secular Student Alliance chapter — one of 10 new chapters that have been started recently at religiously affiliated schools.
(RNS) — The survey's state-by-state findings come at a time when overall national views on the legality of abortion have remained stable. In 2018, 15% of those surveyed said it should be illegal in all cases, compared to 16% in 2014.
(RNS) — Last year's Supreme Court decision granting some vendors the right to refuse service based on their beliefs has had no measurable effect on popular sentiment.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The PRRI survey found sharp religious and racial divides over police brutality, immigration and churches' handling of #MeToo-related issues.
(RNS) — Businesses owned by religious families are refusing to provide services to LGBT couples. Nearly a majority of Americans say that's OK.
(RNS) – Unlike other religious groups, they believe the country is headed in the right direction.
(RNS) — Twice as many Americans now favor same-sex marriage as oppose it, by 61 percent to 30 percent.
(RNS) — Republicans still appeal to older white Christian voters who have less than a college education, says a new Pew study. The problem for the GOP is that these voters are fast becoming thin on the ground.
(RNS) — We asked Robert P. Jones, CEO of PRRI, to consider what 2018 will mean for religion.
(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.
In 2016, just over half of Mormons opposed same-sex marriage -- among the highest opposition of any religious group. However, the year before, 2/3 were against it, so there's been a rapid change of attitude.
(RNS) White evangelical Protestants and Mormons showed the highest rates of approval for those who cite their religious belief as the basis for denying service to gays — but still less than a majority within those two groups hold this opinion.
(RNS) But support has dropped among all other religious groups.