Short Read | Aug 12, 2016
Most states allow religious exemptions from child abuse and neglect laws

All states prosecute parents whose children come to severe harm through neglect. But in thirty-four states (as well as the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico), there are exemptions in the civil child abuse statutes when medical treatment for a child conflicts with the religious beliefs of parents.

Short Read | Apr 12, 2016
How highly religious Americans’ lives are different from others

Plenty of attention has been paid to the political disagreements between highly religious and less religious Americans, including on social issues such as same-sex marriage and abortion. But there has been less talk about how these groups differ – when they do – in how they live their everyday lives. Pew Research Center set out […]

Report | Oct 22, 2015
Religion and Science

A majority of the public says science and religion often conflict, but people’s sense that they do seems to have less to do with their own religious beliefs than their perception of others' beliefs.

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