Religion and Politics in Nevada
and South Carolina
clear front-runners emerging from the recent Democratic and Republican primaries, upcoming
contests in Nevada
Carolina will be critical to candidates in both parties. Religion &
Politics '08 offers religious profiles of both states, along with
discussions of religion's role in state politics, links to the websites of
politically active religious groups and more.
Go to the Nevada
Go to the South
Carolina primary page
New Demographic Analysis
Corrects Misconceptions About Pentecostals
A new analysis finds little
evidence to support some widespread perceptions about the income level,
educational attainment and gender composition of pentecostals. The analysis was
done as a supplement to the Pew Forum's 2006 survey of 10 countries with
sizeable pentecostal populations.
Read the new analysisNote to scholars and academic researchers: We have made the raw data from the survey available on the dataset download page of our website.
Go the executive summary of the
Resources on the Abortion Debate
Jan. 22 marks the 35th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The Pew Forum has assembled a variety of resources on the abortion debate in the U.S., including transcripts of recent Forum events, survey findings and an overview of landmark abortion cases decided by the Supreme Court.
Read the overview of key cases
Go to the resource page
Jan. 13 - The New York Times
Read more Pew Forum in the News
Young Evangelicals and Old Guard
Research Fellow John Green discusses
how evangelical leaders have reacted to the Huckabee campaign.