GOP Seen as Friendlier To Religion Than Democrats
After peaking in mid-2008, during Barack Obama's presidential election campaign, the number of Americans describing the Democratic Party as friendly toward religion returned to levels similar to those seen in 2005 through 2007, according to a new survey report. The Obama administration, however, is seen as friendly toward religion by more people (37%) than the Democratic Party as a whole (29%).
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Q&A: Sikh-Americans and Religious Liberty
With their distinctive appearance and religious practices, Sikh-Americans often find themselves at the center of workplace discrimination cases and other controversies involving their religious rights. To better understand religious liberty and accommodation issues involving Sikh-Americans, the Pew Forum turns to church-state scholar Robert W. Tuttle.
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|Nov. 25, 2009 - CNN
Hajj masks Islamic differences
Citing the Pew Forum's study on the worldwide Muslim population, CNN reporter Isha Sesay discusses how the sense of unity projected by the annual Muslim pilgrimage known as the hajj conceals the divisions that exist within Islam.
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