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Americans No Longer One Nation Under God?

Posted March 21st, 2016 at 10:47 am (UTC-4)

American students begin their day with a patriotic pledge vowing allegiance to “one nation, under God”, while U.S. presidents and politicians regularly end speeches with the words, “May God bless America”. Indeed, since our nation’s founding by pilgrims escaping religious persecution, and seeking the freedom to freely practice their religion, faith has played an integral […]

Mixed Marriages Causing US Hispanics, Asians to Integrate Faster

Posted March 7th, 2016 at 10:03 am (UTC-4)

U.S. immigrants appear to be integrating faster than expected, according to a new report, which finds that the grandchildren of Hispanics and Asians are less likely to identify themselves by these ethnicities on government surveys than their parents and grandparents are. This is especially true of children of mixed marriages. “Most of this ethnic attrition, […]

Millennial Men Prefer Bucks Over Beauty

Posted February 10th, 2016 at 11:21 am (UTC-4)

Whoever said money can’t buy love was wrong, according to a new Valentine’s Day-related survey that finds young U.S. men are more drawn to a robust bank account than a pretty face when it comes to searching for a mate. The NerdWallet survey found that a majority of men aged 18 to 34 say the finances […]

US Newlyweds More Likely to Marry Outside Their Faith

Posted June 10th, 2015 at 4:00 am (UTC-4)

Marrying within our own faith might not be as important to Americans as it used to be. While nearly 7 in 10 married people have a spouse who shares their religion, more than one-third (39 percent) of U.S. adults who have tied the knot since 2010 chose a spouse from a different religious group. Reverend […]