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Public Sees Religion’s Influence WaningBy the Pew Research Center

Nearly three-quarters of the public (72%) now thinks religion is losing influence in American life, up 5 percentage points from 2010 to the highest level in Pew Research polling over the past decade.

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Most Current Articles in Society

The New Era of Global Instability

Is this a temporary surge in war and pestilence or a prelude to prophesied events?

By Warren Aston
Opinion: My Country ‘Tis of Me

In a recent address, President Obama used a first-person singular pronoun – I, me, my, mine – 199 times in 40 minutes, or about once every 12 seconds. By comparison, Abraham Lincoln did not even once refer to himself in the Gettysburg Address.

By Gary C. Lawrence
Addressing Malnourishment among Latter-day Saint Children in Colombia

I often think of my childhood during the Great Depression when I visit Latter-day Saint congregations in the developing world where conditions are similar to those that I remember from all those years ago.

By Robert A. Rees, Ph.D.
Answer Hard Questions? Stand for Marriage and Family by Studying it Out

You want to know how to stand up for the family? A Friday conference brings in nationally-prominent speakers to help give the answers.

By Cecily Markland
BYU holds on to high marks in latest U.S. News rankings

With another school year underway, U.S. News & World Report has released their latest rankings from their annual Best Colleges guidebook.

By BYU Media Relations
Gradual Corruption and Budding Tyranny

We are on the cusp of tyranny in America. The cases of government corruption are too numerous to think otherwise.

By Gary C. Lawrence
Stand for Marriage at Utah Capitol Rally

The Supreme Court just announced that they will decide whether to take up Utah’s final marriage appeal within the month. Please come and join us at a rally for marriage featuring the nation's biggest names in the fight. It's time to take a stand.

By Mary Summerhays
Not so fast: Federal judge says Constitution doesn’t require redefining marriage

Perhaps the most powerful argument for same-sex marriage has been that it is “inevitable.” It’s powerful because it contains an implicit threat. A new ruling in Louisiana shows that it may not be so inevitable after all.

By William C. Duncan
A Call to Everyone: Stand For the Family!

It is easy to see that certain people are born at certain time periods in history for a reason. So, why were we born in this time?

By Nicholeen Peck