(RNS) There is a lopsided divide in America about what it means to be a religious person, with a majority believing that it’s about acting morally but a strong minority equating it with faith.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) White evangelicals are also more likely than any other religious group surveyed to believe that God has granted the U.S. a special role in history and to say they will likely attend a public July 4th celebration.
WASHINGTON (RNS) American views on marijuana are evolving much like their views on gay marriage, with many ambivalent but growing numbers in favor of legalization.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Evangelicals’ tentative endorsement of the Senate’s immigration blueprint could be key because more than any other religious group, white evangelicals harbor the most reservations about opening citizenship to immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Half of Americans worry that religious freedom in the U.S. is at risk, and about a third say “the gay and lesbian community” is to blame.
(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) From this election forward, candidates won't be able to win the White House by relying on the white Christian vote, according to a new report. By Lauren Markoe.
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.