State of the States: Importance of Re...

State of the States: Importance of Religion

There are 4 comments on the www.gallup.com story from Dec 14, 2012, titled State of the States: Importance of Religion. In it, www.gallup.com reports that:

Overall, 65% of Americans say religion is an important part of their daily lives

This is the second in a four-part series on the "State of the States" being released this week on Gallup.com. The series examines state-by-state differences in party affiliation, religiosity, consumer confidence, and employer hiring and letting go, based on Gallup Poll Daily tracking data collected throughout 2008.

PRINCETON, NJ -- An analysis of more than 350,000 interviews conducted by Gallup in 2008 finds Mississippi, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee, Louisiana, and Arkansas to be the most religious states in the nation. Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts are the least religious states.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at www.gallup.com.

“It's just a box of rain...”

Since: May 07

Knoxville, TN

#1 Dec 15, 2012
More than one of the articles that I've read recently has made reference to this poll. Since I prefer to look at source material over interpretations of it, I found the two Gallup polls that I've posted. I hope they are of at least passing interest to the group as a whole.

“cdesign proponentsists”

Since: Jul 09

Pittsburgh, PA

#2 Dec 15, 2012
I am pretty sure the christians are not too happy with the results.

“Sombrero Galaxy”

Since: Jan 10

I'm An Illegal Alien

#3 Dec 15, 2012
Religion is only important because humans make important.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#4 Dec 16, 2012
Some things Washington does right.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Atheism Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News "Science vs. Religion: What Scientists Really T... (Jan '12) 57 min Subduction Zone 74,920
The Dumbest Thing Posted by a Godbot (Jun '10) 1 hr Subduction Zone 6,092
News Atheism, for Good Reason, Fears Questions (Jun '09) 5 hr Subduction Zone 32,045
News Why Atheist Richard Dawkins Supports Religious ... 6 hr Subduction Zone 143
News Nonsense of a high order: The confused world of... 9 hr Dogen 4,059
News The war on Christmas (Dec '10) Sat John 4,952
News Why do public atheists have to behave like such... Jun 21 Eagle 12 - 4
More from around the web