10 Facts About Religion in the US
- Protestants no longer make up a majority of U.S. adults.
- Religious switching is a common occurrence in the U.S.
- Seventh-day Adventists, Muslims and Jehovah’s Witnesses are among the most racially and ethnically diverse U.S. religious groups.
- U.S. Catholics’ views of climate change mirrored those of Americans overall – including major partisan divisions.
- In a typical week, about one-in-five Americans share their faith online.
- Americans have continued to become more supportive of same-sex marriage.
- Americans are divided on the question of whether wedding-related businesses should be allowed to refuse service to same-sex couples.
- On another hotly debated social issue – abortion – Americans’ views in the last two decades have largely held steady.
- Frequency of religious service attendance remains a strong predictor of how people will vote in elections.
- While 23% of U.S. adults are religiously unaffiliated, only one member of Congress (Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz.), or 0.2% of that body, claims no religious affiliation.
The full article can be read at http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/08/27/10-facts-about-religion-... .