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42%

American evangelicals who say school boards should have the right to fire homosexual teachers.

73%

American evangelicals who said this in 1987.




60%

American evangelicals in 1987 who said AIDS might be a punishment for immoral sexual behavior

38%

American evangelicals who believe this today.




20%

American evangelicals in 1987 who "completely disagree" that women should return to their traditional roles in society.

42%

American evangelicals who "completely disagree" today.


Visits to religious websites in the U.S. are declining rapidly. They dropped over 30% within the last year, down 35% the last two years.


2%

Weblogs that focus on religion, spirituality, or faith

64%

Internet users who have done things online that related to religious or spiritual matters

1429%

Growth in web pages dealing with God, religion, and churches between 1999 and 2004.



Sources: Pew Research Center for The People & The Press, Pew Internet & American Life Project: Faith Online, Pew Internet & American Life Project: Bloggers, Time, and The Washington Post



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