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Non-Christians in the US are more likely than the national average to have a negative perception of evangelicals, describing them most frequently as narrow-minded, homophobic and puritanical, a Barna report found. […] Read More

Is the moral example or the policy positions of a US president more important? A recent Gallup survey found the answer depends on which party is in power. […] Read More

More than three-quarters of US adults say houses of faith should not support political candidates and nearly two-thirds agree they ‘should keep out of political matters,’ a new report found. […] Read More

Many members of both political parties believe the opposing party is more immoral and close-minded and less patriotic. Yet a majority of respondents from both parties said they wanted politicians to find common ground. […] Read More

More than two-thirds of teenagers see at least one expression of religious faith at their public schools, a report said. The most common expression they witness is wearing clothing or jewelry with religious symbols. […] Read More

When people from their own political party have said or done something they consider unacceptable, less than half of US evangelicals said they have spoken out against it, a LifeWay survey found. […] Read More

U.S. adults have a negative view of the ethics of leaders of key institutions, and clergy are no exception, a survey found. More than two-thirds said clergy acted unethically some of the time or all or most of the time. […] Read More

Approval of unions among US adults ticked upward again this year, rising two points to 64%, a Gallup poll found. It’s the highest support level since 2003 (65%) and the third year in a row that approval was above 60%. […] Read More

The percent of U.S. adults under 30 who have confidence in religious leaders lags well behind older adults, with 50% of adults ages 18-29 expressing confidence compared to 71% of those 50 and older, a report says. […] Read More

The US public’s views on abortion have remained largely stable over the years. Those who think it should be legal in all cases rose to 23%, while those who believe it should be illegal in all cases dropped to 15%. […] Read More