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Religion and Race among Democrats and Republicans. As Cillizza concludes, it’s “overblown” to say that the Republican party is made up of White Protestants and the Democratic of minorities and atheists, but there is definitely an argument to be made that each party is disproportionately so. these are the kinds of data that both the Obama and the Romney campaigns are working with. When they aim to bring out their “base,” this is what they’re talking about.

World of Religion - Well designed infographic depicting the demographic breakdown of the World's religions. With the visual depiction, its interesting to see the sizes of Sunni vs Shiite Muslims, atheists, and wiccans. The diminishing circles of #Christian groups is equally fascinating.

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Interesting survey, and from a reputable source, Pew Research, click through. Atheists performed best in the religious knowledge survey. I think if you are raised believing something, you never investigate it and that can be a reason why atheists know more academically about many religions than their adherents do. I know that I research the things I don't believe in far more extensively than I do the things I do believe in, mainly because I don't want to make faulty assumptions.

Exactly so don't tell me that Islam oppresses women.

Martin Luther King Jr.: "Science investigates; religion interprets. ... Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values; The two are not rivals. They are complementary."

One simple fact of your life is that if you have any resources whatsoever -- if you're capable, alert, sane, upright -- then you are morally obligated to defend life's underdogs. That's the rule.

MAP - Largest religious denomination by county (no irreligious counted it seems)

Prayer was never banned... It just can't be led in any way or required in the school. Religion is a freedom.

This is not possible, this has been tried...we are in the middle of this now. As we as a "secular nation" continue to push God out and believe in only what other men claim to be true, quit relying on our faith and completely ignoring God's promises, we will continue to pull ourselves and our future generations further and further from tolerance and peace. WAKE UP!