New at Religion in Public

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Photo credit: Josiah Mannion

In this post, I argue that although immigration and racial politics, in general, may be behind the Latinx decline for the GOP, rising secularism among Latinxs has also contributed to the shrinking of GOP membership in the community.

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New article in The Humanist Online

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Infographic courtesy of The Humanist

In July, my organization, Socioanalítica Research, conducted the Secular Voices Survey, which asked a nationally representative sample of nonreligious Americans about their affiliation with an organized secular group. The listed groups included longstanding organizations such as American Atheists, the American Humanist Association, Center for Inquiry, Freedom from Religion Foundation, and the Secular Coalition for America. Other categories included membership in an online group (such as an atheist-only Facebook group), or meeting fellow nonreligious people in local groups. In the aggregate, over one-quarter (26 percent) of nones have belonged at some point to a group, whether a national organization, a local group, or an online community, and 17 percent say they currently belong to at least one of those. …


A Secular Voices Survey Analysis

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Voter Registration Status

The Secular Voices Survey report “Secular Identity, Supernatural Belief, and the Road to 2020” found that a large share of secular Americans are undecided or prefer to vote for a candidate that does not belong to one of the two major parties. There are a few ways in which we can dissect this particular data point. Today I will focus on voter registration.

A majority (57 percent) of secular Americans report that they are registered to vote, about one-quarter (26 percent) say they are not registered to vote, and roughly one-fifth (19 percent) are not sure about their voter registration status. …

Juhem Navarro-Rivera, PhD

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