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Poll of Evangelical Views on Abortion and Contraception

Sponsor: National Association of Evangelicals, Gallup
Released: 2010-05

Gallup conducted this national telephone survey of 1,000 evangelicals, ages 18-95, from July 7 – Aug 1, 2009. Evangelicals were identified by denominational affiliation, church attendance at least once a month, accepting Jesus Christ as Savior and affirming the Bible as the written word of God and a guide for life. This poll has an […]

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Religion among the Milennials

Sponsor: Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life
Released: 2010-02

By some key measures, Americans ages 18 to 29 are considerably less religious than older Americans. Yet in other ways, Millennials remain fairly traditional in their religious beliefs and practices. In their social and political views, young adults are clearly more accepting than older Americans of homosexuality, more inclined to see evolution as the best […]

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Religion, Values, and Immigration Reform Survey

Sponsor: Public Religion Research Institute
Released: 2010-03

National Survey Six-in-ten Americans believe that it is somewhat (43%) or very difficult (17%) for immigrants to come to the U.S. legally today. White mainline Protestants and Catholics are significantly more likely than white evangelicals to say the legal immigration process is difficult (65% and 64% to 51% respectively). At least 8-in-10 Americans from every […]

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Climate Change and Poverty

Sponsor: Faith in Public Life and Oxfam America
Released: 2009-04

More than 6-in-10 (61%) believe dealing with climate change now will create new jobs and help avoid more serious economic problems in the future. Majorities of every religious group agree. Nearly 7-in-10 (69%) Americans and similar numbers of Catholics and evangelicals agree that climate change is making it harder for the world’s poorest people to […]

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The Religious Dimensions of the Torture Debate

Sponsor: Pew Research Center
Released: 2009-04

Fifteen percent of the total US population thinks torture can often be justified, 34% think it can sometimes be justified, 22% think it can rarely be justified, and 25% think it can never be justified. Among white evangelical Protestants, 18% think torture can often be justified, 44% think it can sometimes be justified, 17% think […]

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