Read a Feb. 6, 2012, article from U.S. News & World Report about the Republican party’s “war” on contraception. It reports that ninety-nine percent of U.S. women use birth control sometime during their childbearing years, according to the CDC.
Vincent J. Miller is a professor of Catholic theology at the University of Dayton. Miller is an expert on religion and politics and the Catholic Church’s role in politics and public policy.
Read an article from the spring 2011 issue of the scholarly journal Religion in the News about how religious practices predict political beliefs.
Read an Aug. 17, 2011, Washington Post blog post about how religion can be used to predict Tea Partiers.
Read an Aug. 22, 2011, Religion News Service story (posted by the Huffington Post) about a disconnect between current trends on religiosity in the U.S. and the injection of religion into politics.
Read an Oct. 21, 2011, column in The Wall Street Journal on Romney’s Mormonism and the 2012 election. It’s by Robert Putnam and David Campbell, co-authors of American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us.
Read a Nov. 8, 2011, post on Time’s Swampland blog on the presidential preferences of different religious groups.
Read the Nov. 14, 2011, transcript of an Ethics and Public Policy Center discussion of Mormonism and politics.
Read a Dec. 15, 2011, Associated Press story (posted by Yahoo) about Romney opening up about his faith on the campaign trail.