Support for legalization of marijuana is growing. According to a survey from Public Religion Research Institute, 58% of white mainline Protestants support legalization and 54% of black Protestants support legalization. But 69% of white evangelical Protestants oppose legalization. According to Pew Research Center, 52% of Americans are in favor of legalizing marijuana and 65% of Millennials are in favor as well, up from 36% in 2008.
As public opinion changes, church leaders are trying to figure out the best way to respond. Religion News Service correspondent Sarah Pulliam Bailey writes that leaders are " … torn over how to uphold traditional understandings of sin and morality amid a rapidly changing tide of public opinion."
For Millennials Work Is Personal
Those tech-savvy Millennials practically live online, so working in cyberspace must be their preference, right? Not so, according to a recent study that found they prefer a workplace setting over telecommuting. ...1
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