(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) – 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) — The organization I lead, Islamic Networks Group, has ample experience to show that increased religious literacy at all levels of society can weaken the foundation that supports discriminatory intent before it becomes policy.
(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.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Confirmation hearings begin next week for Donald Trump’s pick for U.S attorney general, who finds fodder in the Bible to justify his reactionary anti-immigrant positions. But the Alabama senator is out of step with more than a millennium of Christian thought and discipleship.
(RNS) White Catholics and Latino Catholics part ways on Donald Trump.
(RNS) Among likely voters, white Catholic males favor Donald Trump. But almost half of white Catholic women support Hillary Clinton.
(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) Most Americans say immigrants strengthen U.S. society rather than threaten it. But race and ethnicity divide opinion within and among religious groups.
Opponents of the bill argues that these sorts of measures use protection language as a cover for legalizing discrimination of LGBT persons.
(RNS) Religious objections to LGBT rights are no excuse for discrimination, say most Americans in a new survey.
(RNS) Many also think the game is more violent than ever. It just doesn't bother them much.
(RNS) Fear has ratcheted up in the wake of attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, a new survey finds. And reactions to mass shootings vary by the religious identity of the killers.