WASHINGTON (RNS) The largest slice of Obama’s religious coalition — at 23 percent – is not very religious. They’re “nones,” also known as unaffiliated voters, according to a new survey by the Public Religion Research Institute. By Lauren Markoe.
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(RNS) Mitt Romney has an evangelical problem. Or so we’ve been told by the national media. But there’s one glaring problem with the storyline: It’s not true. By Jonathan Merritt.
(RNS) The typical American badly underestimates how many Protestants there are in the country, and way overestimates the presence of religious minorities such as Mormons and Muslims, according to a new study. By Jeanie Groh.
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) A new survey finds that overall more than 4-in-10 Americans (43 percent) oppose a move by the Supreme Court to overturn the recent health care law, while 35 percent favor it. By Lauren Markoe.
(RNS) The relative ambivalence among prominent evangelicals about this new “Mormon moment” — and the fact that Mitt Romney's campaign could mainstream Mormonism right into the Oval Office – could radically shift the dynamics on America's political and religious landscape. By Jonathan Merritt.
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.
Even though Catholic bishops are leading the charge that the new White House contraception mandate is a threat to religious liberty, Catholics reject — by a 57 to 38 percent margin — the idea that religious liberty is under siege, according to a new poll from the Public Religion Research Institute and Religion News Service.