Category Archives: Pew Research

Government Restrictions on Religion Reach Highest Level Globally in More Than a Decade

Pew Research – Authoritarian governments are more likely to restrict religion In 2018, the global median level of government restrictions on religion – that is, laws, policies and actions by officials that impinge on religious beliefs and practices – continued … Continue reading

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Many Black and Asian Americans Say They Have Experienced Discrimination Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

NEIL G. RUIZ, JULIANA MENASCE HOROWITZ & CHRISTINE TAMIR of Pew Research – About four-in-ten U.S. adults say it has become more common for people to express racist views toward Asians since the pandemic began. The coronavirus outbreak continues to have far-reaching health and economic consequences for the … Continue reading

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Amid Protests, Majorities Across Racial and Ethnic Groups Express Support for the Black Lives Matter Movement

 KIM PARKER, JULIANA MENASCE HOROWITZ AND MONICA ANDERSON As demonstrations continue to protest the death of George Floyd, a black man killed while in Minneapolis police custody, Americans see the protests both as a reaction to Floyd’s death and an expression of frustration over longstanding … Continue reading

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The Digital Pulpit: A Nationwide Analysis of Online Sermons

Third in a series on religion in America from Pew Research Center – Computational analysis of nearly 50,000 sermons reveals differences in length and content across major Christian traditions. Many surveys have asked Americans about their religious affiliations, beliefs and … Continue reading

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Americans’ news fatigue isn’t going away – about two-thirds still feel worn out

Jeffrey Gottfried of Pew Research – Most Americans feel worn out by the amount of news there is these days – a feeling that has persisted for several years now. About two-thirds of Americans (66%) feel worn out by the … Continue reading

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