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Pretty much nobody likes the Zion Curtain
Democrats (81%), Republicans (51%), Mormons (51%), other religious adherents (87%), and the non-religious (99%) all agree that restaurants should be allowed to remove these barriers. Utah law requires restaurants to prepare alcoholic drinks out of sight of customers, either in a … Continue reading
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How Deep is Support for Romney Among Mormons Nationally?
The religious group affinity some Mormons appear to feel for Romney comes though a little more clearly among Republicans and independents where Romney receives nearly unanimous support from Mormon Republicans and enjoys a 2:1 advantage among Mormon independents. Given their … Continue reading
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Who Do Mormons Say Represents Their Faith Positively?
When you consider that Mormons overwhelmingly identify as Republicans, it is unsurprising that Mitt Romney is viewed by a large majority of Mormons as positively representing their faith. In a previous post, we reported findings from the June Key Research … Continue reading
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Folks interested in easy-to-read summaries of current social science research should check out Journalist’s Resource. The site’s goal is to make life easier for journalists by pointing them toward interesting studies that can lead to engaging newspaper articles. I’ve had … Continue reading
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