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Poll Shows Opposition To Religiously Based Forms Of Discrimination

A recent survey by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) revealed that a majority of Americans support LGBTQ rights and oppose religiously based discrimination – although it’s a bare majority on several topics.

PRRI found that 53 percent of Americans oppose allowing businesses that provide wedding services – such as caterers, florists and bakers – to refuse services to same-sex couples. Young adults are more strongly opposed to this religion-based discrimination, with 64 percent opposing such refusals of service.

Faith Groups Urge Congress To Protect The Integrity Of Houses Of Worship By Maintaining Johnson Amendment

This morning, 99 religious and denominational organizations sent a letter to Congress supporting the Johnson Amendment, which is the law that protects tax-exempt houses of worship by ensuring they do not endorse or oppose candidates. The letter also urged members of the House and Senate to reject calls from President Donald Trump to repeal or weaken the law.

Voters Across Party Lines Agree: Leave The Johnson Amendment Alone

As Congress and President Donald Trump gear up to tackle tax reform, they’d be wise to pay attention to the majority of Americans who don’t want tax-exempt organizations, including houses of worship, to endorse or oppose political candidates.

New Poll Reveals White Christian Evangelicals Believe They’re Discriminated Against More Than Muslims

A new Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) poll reveals that most white evangelical Christians in the United States believe they’re discriminated against more than American Muslims are.