Congress passed a unanimous, joint resolution calling on the President to denounce racist and anti-Semitic hate groups.
Until ProPublica broke the story, Facebook allowed advertisers to specifically target anti-Semitic users.
Following Pope Francis’ lead, Catholic leaders in the US started to frame other issues like climate change and immigration in the context of being “pro-life.”
New research showed a dramatic turnaround in white evangelical opinions about politicians’ morality. In 2011, 60% said privately immoral politicians could not behave ethically in their public roles; in 2016, only 20% agreed.
ThinkProgress covered a study showing that Christian nationalists are more supportive of Donald Trump. Christian nationalists were identified as people who support policies like declaring the United States a Christian nation and allowing the display of religious symbols in public spaces.
A University of Pennsylvania survey on constitutional rights found that only 15% of Americans listed freedom of religion as a first amendment right. 20% of Americans believe that Muslims don’t share the same rights as other US citizens.