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Nov. 22, 2010

Proposition 8 on Trial: A Federal Court of Appeals Takes Up California’s Gay Marriage Ban

On Dec. 6, a federal appeals court in San Francisco will hear arguments in a case challenging the constitutionality of Proposition 8, a voter-approved 2008 California ballot initiative that banned same-sex marriage in the state.

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Nov. 11, 2010

Post-Election Analysis: Politics in the Pulpit

A new survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press finds that compared with 2006, fewer voters encountered information on parties or candidates in their house of worship, and only 6% say they were contacted by religious groups about the election campaign.

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Nov. 4, 2010

Indonesia’s Place Along the Spectrum of Global Religious Restriction

This analysis draws upon testimony on U.S. International Religious Freedom Policy: the Outlook for 2010, before the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights, and Oversight, Feb. 3, 2010.

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Nov. 3, 2010

Religion in the 2010 Elections: A Preliminary Look

A Pew Forum analysis of National Election Pool exit poll data reported by CNN shows that Republican gains among religious groups parallel the party’s broad-based gains among the overall electorate and white voters in particular.

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Oct. 21, 2010

Pre-Election Analysis: Politics in the Pulpit

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Oct. 19, 2010

In Brief: Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn and Arizona Department of Revenue v. Winn

On Nov. 3, 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a pair of related cases involving a constitutional challenge to an Arizona tax policy aimed at providing scholarships for children to attend private – often religious – schools.

Oct. 7, 2010

Hispanic Protestants Closely Divided Heading Into 2010 Elections; Hispanic Catholics Favor Democrats

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Oct. 6, 2010

Support For Same-Sex Marriage Edges Upward

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Sep. 28, 2010

U.S. Religious Knowledge Survey

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Sep. 17, 2010

Few Say Religion Shapes Immigration, Environment Views