The Public Religion Research Institute has released results of its latest survey. You can read the full results here.
For me the most interesting finding was this:When considering measures that would help reduce the nation’s budget deficit, Americans favor increasing taxes on Americans making at least $1 million dollars per year (69%) and eliminating tax breaks for large corporations (57%).
•There are large partisan divides on each of these questions, with Democrats and Independents strongly favoring these proposals and Republicans nearly evenly divided.
•Strong majorities of every major religious group favor both of these proposals.
If there was any doubt that Democrats are well served by using religious language and values to defend their economic proposals, this finding cinches it.
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