Political conservatives, Republicans, and Americans who attend religious services regularly, all report falling levels of confidence in the scientific community.
The mission of the Institute for Family Studies is "strengthening marriage and family life, and advancing the well-being of children, through research and public education." As of this morning, this includes not a single use of the words "gay," "lesbian," or "same-sex" anywhere on their website, according to Google. They routinely post links to articles…
For trust in science, gay marriage, and women's employment, the majority of American opposition comes from people who hold fundamentalist Christian views.
Like a vaccine-denying Mr. Banks from Mary Poppins? Chris Smith is outraged and befuddled by the state of academic sociology.
The economics of eternity?
The majority of people who think family change is a "bad thing" are born again Christians.
Penetrating the defenses of academic publishing was remarkably easy for a few determined zealots with $1 million to spend.
Here's one suggestion: don't teach children that they are the "one-flesh union" of their parents' marriage.
On FamilyScholars.org, which (having retreated on opposing homogamous marriage) is busy promoting its "new conversation on marriage," Elizabeth Marquardt writes: "Where do babies come from? The state of New York seems unsure." Her link to a "report" is to one of those "you wouldn't believe what my friend saw" posts on the Christian conservative site First Things: A…