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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, […]

Optimistic Americans Keep Remarrying

Posted June 8th, 2015 at 5:00 am (UTC-4)

June is the traditional month for weddings in the United States, where four out of every 10 of marriages is a do-over for either the bride or the groom, and 20 percent of nuptials are remarriages for both, according to a report from the Council on Contemporary Families. “Americans are fairly optimistic about marriage,” said […]

Support for Gay Marriage Grows Among Young US Evangelicals

Posted March 18th, 2015 at 11:39 am (UTC-4)

Most Americans now back gay marriage, something that was almost unheard of just one generation ago, and that support is even growing among the most conservative young Americans–evangelical Christians. Among all Americans, 56 percent favor same-sex marriage while 32 percent remain opposed to it, according to the General Social Survey. An analysis of its findings on […]