PRRI’s 2021 American Values Atlas, a project of 40,000 surveys throughout 2021, shows that most trends in religious affiliation moved little between 2020 and 2021. Notably, the proportion of white C…
The state of Texas has taken executive action against transgender youth and their families. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued an opinion on February 18 that said gender reassignment procedures…
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Religion & Culture
Religious Stereotypes vs. Reality in Urban, Suburban, and Rural America
The divide between rural and urban America has come to define American culture and politics in the 21st century. Urban areas are becoming increasingly Democratic, while rural areas are becoming increa…
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Abortion & Reproductive Health
Political and Religious Identities and Views on Abortion
Plenty of antiabortion measures have been introduced recently, from Texas’ Supreme Court ruling against abortion providers to Oklahoma’s Senate approving six anti-abortion measures and numerous an…
In February, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would hear an appeal of the case 303 Creative v. Elenis during its 2022-23 term. The case is a challenge to Colorado civil rights law, which prohi…
The latest PRRI public opinion findings about immigration in the United States show a correlation between religious demographics and opinions about immigration. There are no clear correlations among r…
On January 20th, the Parental Rights in Education Bill was introduced to the Florida House of Representatives. This controversial legislation, also referred to as HB1557 and the “Don’t Say Gay”…
Shortly after the 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (CJCLDS; “Mormons”) released updated policies uphol…
March 16 marks the first anniversary of the Atlanta spa shootings, when a 22-year-old white man named Robert Aaron Long murdered eight people, including six Asian American women: Daoyou Feng (age 44),…
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