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9-Year Study Reveals Higher Recidivism Rate among Inmates
9-Year Study Reveals Higher Recidivism Rate among Inmates

By: EthicsDaily.com Staff
Within nine years of their release from incarceration, 83 percent of U.S. inmates were arrested at least once, a new report says. That's an increase over earlier studies that measured for only three or five years.

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Free Short Documentaries to Focus on Women in Ministry
Free Short Documentaries to Focus on Women in Ministry

By: EthicsDaily.com Staff
Baptist Women in Ministry and EthicsDaily.com will jointly produce a micro-documentary series focusing on women in ministry in 2018-19. The series will be distributed digitally and free of charge.

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Negative View of U.S. Moral Values Hit All-Time High
Negative View of U.S. Moral Values Hit All-Time High

By: EthicsDaily.com Staff
Nearly half of U.S. adults rated the moral values of the U.S. as "poor," a survey says. While Americans have always viewed U.S. morals more negatively than positively, the latest figures are the worst to date.

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35 Million Above U.S. Poverty Level Lack Funds for Basic Needs
35 Million Above U.S. Poverty Level Lack Funds for Basic Needs

By: EthicsDaily.com Staff
Nearly 51 million households in the U.S. lacked funds to buy basic necessities in 2016, a United Way study says, including nearly 35 million above the U.S. poverty levels yet still unable to afford basic needs.

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Barna: Personal Evangelism Wanes Among U.S. Christians
Barna: Personal Evangelism Wanes Among U.S. Christians

By: EthicsDaily.com Staff
The number of U.S. Christians who feel they have a personal responsibility to share their faith has declined over the past 25 years, a new report says, from 89 percent in 1993 to 64 percent today.

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Report: Gulf States in U.S. Lag Behind in Social Justice
Report: Gulf States in U.S. Lag Behind in Social Justice

By: EthicsDaily.com Staff
Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas were among the lowest U.S. states in terms of how well they addressed measures of poverty, racial disparity and immigrant exclusion in 2017, a report says.

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EthicsDaily.com Plans Significant Presence at CBF Assembly
EthicsDaily.com Plans Significant Presence at CBF Assembly

By: EthicsDaily Staff
EthicsDaily.com will have a significant presence at this year's Cooperative Baptist General Assembly, taking place in June in Dallas, including an exhibit area booth for the first time in more than a decade.

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Dinner Churches: Reaching Isolated People for Christ
Dinner Churches: Reaching Isolated People for Christ

By: Jennifer Law
"Dinner churches" are springing up around the nation. These churches prepare a weekly meal, often starting out in a home, as a way to reach people in their neighborhoods.

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Christian Right's Political Spats Spur Growth of 'Nones'
Christian Right's Political Spats Spur Growth of 'Nones'

By: EthicsDaily Staff
When the Christian Right becomes politically engaged in public policy disputes, such as same-sex marriage bans, the number of people who claim no religious affiliation increases, a new study confirms.

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Prison, Death Row Populations Continue Multiyear Decline
Prison, Death Row Populations Continue Multiyear Decline

By: EthicsDaily Staff
The total number of people in the U.S. correctional system and the number of inmates under sentence of death in U.S. prisons both dropped in 2016, a report says.

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Practicing Christians More Likely to Work to End Poverty
Practicing Christians More Likely to Work to End Poverty

By: EthicsDaily Staff
In every category surveyed, Barna Group found that U.S. Christians "who consider their faith important and attend church regularly" were significantly more likely to be involved in work to end poverty.

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Religious Adults in N. America Less Accepting of Migrants
Religious Adults in N. America Less Accepting of Migrants

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Adults in the U.S. and Canada who say religion is important in their lives tend to be less accepting of migrants, a Gallup poll revealed. Overall, the U.S. came in ninth place for acceptance of migrants.

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Report: 90% of U.S. Adults Believe in Higher Power
Report: 90% of U.S. Adults Believe in Higher Power

By: EthicsDaily Staff
While nearly 90 percent of U.S. adults believe in some kind of "higher power / spiritual force," slightly more than half believe that higher power is "God as described in the Bible," a report found.

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USCIRF: Religious Freedom Deteriorating in Many Nations
USCIRF: Religious Freedom Deteriorating in Many Nations

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Although there was no change in last year's lists of nations where religious freedom was restricted or hindered, religious freedom has continued to deteriorate in many nations over the past year, a report says.

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Ethical Fashion Practices Increase; Much Work Remains
Ethical Fashion Practices Increase; Much Work Remains

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Of 114 companies, which represent 407 fashion brands, in the Baptist World Aid Australia's annual ethical fashion report, 18 brands earned an A. While the industry's ethical practices increased, much work remains.

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Social Safety Nets Reduce Poverty, Income Inequality
Social Safety Nets Reduce Poverty, Income Inequality

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Not only do social safety nets "play a pivotal role" in reducing poverty and lowering income inequality but they also have been demonstrated to be effective in doing so, a World Bank Group report says.

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Top Reason U.S. Churchgoers Give? It's Relationships
Top Reason U.S. Churchgoers Give? It's Relationships

By: EthicsDaily Staff
What's the most common reason U.S. Protestant and nondenominational adults who attend church at least monthly donate to charitable causes? They knew someone who worked there.

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Gallup: Southern U.S. Remains Most Religious Region
Gallup: Southern U.S. Remains Most Religious Region

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Southern states remain the most religious in the U.S., a new Gallup report says, with Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana leading the pack. The New England region remains the least religious.

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CDC: Opioid-Related Deaths in U.S. Continue to Rise
CDC: Opioid-Related Deaths in U.S. Continue to Rise

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Two-thirds of more than 63,000 drug-related deaths in the U.S. in 2016 were tied to opioids, the CDC says. Deaths increased across all categories - race, gender and age.

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Report: Climate Migrants Could Top 143 Million by 2050
Report: Climate Migrants Could Top 143 Million by 2050

By: EthicsDaily Staff
If trends hold and no action is taken to mitigate the impact of climate change, 143 million climate migrants could be concentrated in three hot spots on the planet by 2050, a World Bank report says.

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U.S. Jail Population Rose in 2016 to Nearly 750,000
U.S. Jail Population Rose in 2016 to Nearly 750,000

By: EthicsDaily Staff
U.S. jails saw a population jump in 2016, housing nearly 750,000 inmates, an increase of 1.8 percent over 2015's total, U.S. Department of Justice data reveals. Blacks were incarcerated more than three times as often as whites.

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Report: Global Hunger Rises by 11 Million in 2017
Report: Global Hunger Rises by 11 Million in 2017

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Almost 124 million people in 51 nations experienced acute hunger in 2017, an increase of 11 million people from 2016, a new report found. Conflict and climate-related events were the main reasons for the increase.

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Most SNAP Participants Employed But in Unstable Jobs
Most SNAP Participants Employed But in Unstable Jobs

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Most participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program are employed while receiving help, but their jobs often have unstable hours so their incomes are volatile, a study found.

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Support for Gun Control Laws Jumps After Parkland Shooting
Support for Gun Control Laws Jumps After Parkland Shooting

By: EthicsDaily Staff
More than two-thirds of U.S. adults support stricter gun control legislation following the Parkland, Florida, school shooting, a new poll found, up from 8 points in October 2017.

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U.S. Protestant Congregations Diversify but Slowly
U.S. Protestant Congregations Diversify but Slowly

By: EthicsDaily Staff
U.S Protestant congregations are diversifying but progress is slow, a report found. Fifty-three percent of pastors strongly agreed their congregations comprised a single racial group, an 11-point drop from 2013.

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