Poll Finds Americans Split on Contraception Mandate

WASHINGTON (RNS) Americans are split on a federal mandate requiring nearly all employers — even institutions with strong religious affiliations — to provide insurance covering contraception. That’s according to a new poll that found that 62 percent...

Mainline Protestants Up for Grabs Heading into November

WASHINGTON (RNS) They may not be as large as Catholics or as active as evangelicals, but white mainline Protestants have a big thing going for them this election cycle: they are divided, and possibly persuadable. That’s according to a new poll released Thursday...

Poll: Nearly 80 Percent of Americans are Christian

(RNS) As Christmas nears, more than three-quarters of Americans identify themselves as Christian, Gallup reports. Pollsters found that 78 percent of Americans identify with Christianity. Overall, more than 82 percent of Americans have a religious identity, with this...