Saturday, July 04, 2015

Young Evangelicals More Like Old Evangelicals Than Peers on Gay Marriage, Study Finds

A new survey, conducted after the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage, reveals that young "practicing" Christians have more in common with their older counterparts on the issue of same-sex marriage than they do with their peers.

Only 35 percent of "practicing" Christians under 40 favor the Court's ruling, compared to 61 percent among all adults in their age cohort – a gap of 26 percentage points, according to the survey conducted by Barna Group, a private, non-partisan, for-profit organization that studies religion.

There is only a nine-point gap between younger practicing Christians and those 40 and older, adds the survey of 1,012 adults ages 18 and older conducted June 27-28. Keep reading

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