June 05, 2012
- The Wall Street Journal
WSJ: Path to high court clear for gay-marriage case
The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday declined to rehear arguments over a California ballot measure banning gay marriage, after previously upholding a district court's rejection of the law.
June 04, 2012
- The New York Times
NYT: Opinion: Hello, Heterogeneity
Between 1948, when American National Election Studies first surveyed the electorate, and 1970, the percentage of voters who were white didn’t change much, ranging from 89 to 91 percent.
May 25, 2012
- Religion News Service
RNS: Pulpits tread lightly on politics
With the 2012 election less than six months away, congregations are getting the message that most Americans want to keep houses of worship to keep out of politics (54 percent feel that way), according to the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.
May 15, 2012
- The Associated Press
AP: Shift on marriage energizes immigration activists
President Barack Obama's shift to support gay marriage is energizing young Hispanic voters who have been working side-by-side with gay activists in their push for immigration reform.
May 12, 2012
- Los Angeles Times
LA Times: Mitt Romney makes his case to evangelicals
When it came to evangelicals in this year's primaries, Mitt Romney was most often the rejected suitor — struggling to overcome suspicions about his authenticity as a conservative and his Mormon faith.
May 05, 2012
Reuters: North Carolina may hand setback to gay marriage push
Efforts to legalize gay marriage have met success in several U.S. states this year but could experience a setback on Tuesday if North Carolina voters decide to amend the state constitution to ban same-sex marriages and civil unions.
April 20, 2012
- Baptist Press
Baptist Press: Study: Religious hostility escalates worldwide
Practicing a religious belief in nearly one-third of the world's countries is increasingly difficult due to government restrictions and public hostilities, according to new data from the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life.