'Nones' http://kunc.org en As Social Issues Drive Young From Church, Leaders Try To Keep Them http://kunc.org/post/social-issues-drive-young-church-leaders-try-keep-them On Friday, <em>Morning Edition</em> wraps up its weeklong look at the growing number of people who say they do not identify with a religion. The final conversation in the Losing Our Religion series picks up on a theme made clear throughout the week: Young adults are drifting away from organized religion in unprecedented numbers. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 08:38:00 +0000 38991 at http://kunc.org Losing Our Religion: The Growth Of The 'Nones' http://kunc.org/post/losing-our-religion-growth-nones This week, <em>Morning Edition</em> explores the "nones" — Americans who say they don't identify with any religion. Demographers have given them this name because when asked to identify their religion, that's their answer: "none."<p>In October, the Pew Research Center released a study, <a href="http://www.pewforum.org/Unaffiliated/nones-on-the-rise.aspx#growth" target="_blank">'Nones' on the Rise</a>, that takes a closer look at the 46 million people who answered none to the religion question in 2012. Sun, 13 Jan 2013 19:36:00 +0000 38793 at http://kunc.org Losing Our Religion: The Growth Of The 'Nones' Add This Group To Obama's Winning Coalition: 'Religiously Unaffiliated' http://kunc.org/post/add-group-obamas-winning-coalition-religiously-unaffiliated The big demographic story out of the 2012 presidential election may have been President Obama's domination of the Hispanic vote, and rightfully so.<p>But as we close the book on the election, it bears noting that another less obvious bloc of key swing state voters helped the president win a second term.<p>They're the "nones" — that's the Pew Research Center's shorthand for the growing number of American voters who don't have a specific religious affiliation. Sun, 09 Dec 2012 08:53:00 +0000 Liz Halloran 37427 at http://kunc.org Add This Group To Obama's Winning Coalition: 'Religiously Unaffiliated' Young 'Nones' Set To Transform The Political Landscape http://kunc.org/post/young-nones-set-transform-political-landscape Culture warriors on the left and right would be wise to carefully examine a new survey from the Pew Research Center showing that a growing number of Americans are moving away from religious labels.<p>The study, titled <a href="http://www.pewforum.org/Unaffiliated/nones-on-the-rise.aspx#.UHQPUf3TvfI.facebook">"Nones" on the Rise</a><em>,</em> indicates that 1 in 5 Americans now identifies as "religiously unaffiliated," a group that includes those who say they have no particular religion, as well as atheists and agnostics.<p>Perhaps more instructive is a close look at the age breakdown: If you'r Tue, 09 Oct 2012 20:00:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 34829 at http://kunc.org Young 'Nones' Set To Transform The Political Landscape