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Poll: Support for legal marijuana may have reached ‘tipping point’ at 52 percent

Support for legal marijuana may have reached tipping point, poll finds (via The Christian Science Monitor) Copyright ImageClick to View A marijuana leaf is displayed at Canna Pi medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle last year. Fifty-two percent of Americans support legalizing the use of marijuana, the first time polls have…

Most Catholics in the United States approve of a Third World pope: poll

Sixty percent of Catholics in the United States think it would be a good thing for the next pope to come from South America, Asia or Africa, a Pew Research Center poll said Thursday. Another 20 percent said it would not matter if Pope Benedict XVI’s successor hails from a…

Poll says most Americans want churches out of politics

WASHINGTON — Fifty-four percent of Americans think churches should steer clear of politics, according to a Pew Research Center poll announced Wednesday during a presidential campaign tinged with faith issues. Pew said it was the third consecutive poll in four years to reveal that Americans who favor churches speaking out…

No shift for US gun control after Tucson shooting

WASHINGTON — There has been no major shift in US public opinion about the role of guns in America after the shooting of a US member of congress in Arizona, according to a poll out Wednesday. A Pew Research Center poll showed that 49 percent of people polled say it…

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