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Religiously unaffiliated make up largest segment of Obama supporters
God Discussion ^ | November 7, 2012 | AL STEFANELLI

Posted on 11/08/2012 1:35:38 PM PST by NYer

The largest demographic of Obama's religious coalition supporters is made up of those who have stated they are not affiliated with a religion. The Public Religion Research Institute's 'American Values Survey' pegs that number to be approximately 23%. The largest percentage that supported Mitt Romney came from white, evangelical Protestants, at 37%.

The survey also revealed that Obama supporters are younger, more diverse and more accepting of growing minority groups. Compared to the older, largely Caucasian and fundamentally religious group that supported the Republican candidate, analysts are predicting the demographic supporting Obama will translate into more wins for the Democrats in future elections.

The survey also highlighted that out of the nearly 20% of the US population that identify as religiously unaffiliated 93% of them were raised in religious homes. This points to a significant trend in the younger demographic moving away from organized religion, or religion altogether.

The 20% figure represents roughly 105 million United States citizens. Using that figure, approximately twenty-five million still identified as religious, but do not belong to a religion. Approximately forty-one million are secularists, or not religious at all. Almost thirty-eight million identify as specifically atheist or agnostic, which translates to approximately 12.5% of the entire US population.

Trending, unbelievers are the fastest growing demographic .

Other findings in the survey point to about ninety percent of atheists and agnostics supporting marriage equality and that religiously affiliated hospitals and colleges should be required to provide health plans that cover contraception and birth control at no cost.


TOPICS: Religion & Culture; Religion & Politics; Skeptics/Seekers
KEYWORDS: 2012analysis; 2012analysisreligion; 2012electionanalysis; blacktrash; commies; election; heathens; obama; religion; secularists

1 posted on 11/08/2012 1:35:45 PM PST by NYer
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To: netmilsmom; thefrankbaum; Tax-chick; GregB; saradippity; Berlin_Freeper; Litany; SumProVita; ...
ninety percent of atheists and agnostics supporting marriage equality and that religiously affiliated hospitals and colleges should be required to provide health plans that cover contraception and birth control at no cost.
2 posted on 11/08/2012 1:38:03 PM PST by NYer ("Before I formed you in the womb I knew you." --Jeremiah 1:5)
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To: NYer
Religiously unaffiliated make up largest segment of Obama supporters

They aren't "Religiously Unaffiliated", they worship Hussein, which is to say they're devil worshipers.

3 posted on 11/08/2012 1:38:08 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Never Underestimate the Power of Evil or Evil Doers)
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To: NYer

Fools!


4 posted on 11/08/2012 1:41:30 PM PST by vpintheak (Occupy your Brain!)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

Not believing in God leaves a vacuum and there’s always someone willing to fill the void.


5 posted on 11/08/2012 1:42:03 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: NYer

This doesn’t surprise me at all!!!!

We should include Unitarians in that number as they are definitely NOT religiously affiliated.


6 posted on 11/08/2012 1:43:04 PM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo....Sum Pro Vita - Modified Descartes)
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To: NYer

‘’Godless Communist’’ is not an oxymoron.


7 posted on 11/08/2012 1:43:18 PM PST by Lexington Green (Burn down the house.)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

Go(o)d
(D)evil


8 posted on 11/08/2012 1:44:22 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper (Gluttons for punishment.)
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To: NYer

Nonsense. They are affiliated with a religion. It’s called Nihilism.


9 posted on 11/08/2012 1:44:48 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: NYer; All
The Jewish vote went Obama 69-30...and the Hispanic vote went Obama 71-27% per CNN exit polls...

Latino Catholics were so significant that e'en tho white Catholics went Romney 59-40% (Pew Forum exit poll), the overall Catholic vote went to Obama (50-48%)

Latino Catholics were able to influence the overall Catholic vote more because Pew Forum cited a drop-off of white Catholic voters 'tween 2008 and 2012.

I estimated the rough numbers of that...and it looks like 2 million less white Catholics voted in 2012 than in 2008. [Some of that you can write off as some dying 'tween them and now...& not being replaced by younger voters who failed to register or turn out]

10 posted on 11/08/2012 1:48:52 PM PST by Colofornian (Some say "we're not voting 4 'pastor-in-chief'" --as if "gods-in-embryo" were divine only on Sundays)
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To: massgopguy
2 Thessalonians 2 (King James Version)

6. And now ye know what withholdeth that he might be revealed in his time.

7. For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way.

8. And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming:

9. Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,

10. And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.

11. And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:

12. That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.



Anyone who voted for Obama the first time around might have ? could have been just deceived... however ? if they voted for Obama the 2nd time around they are damned.
Anyone who has voted for Obama the 2nd time around is of the spirit of the anti-Christ.
11 posted on 11/08/2012 1:51:58 PM PST by American Constitutionalist
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To: NYer

Alternate title: “Heathens, Dictators and Terrorists Support B.Hussein Obama”.


12 posted on 11/08/2012 2:10:31 PM PST by TheConservativeParty (Eric Holder to Amerika : "All ur votes belong to us." 1460 days until Nov.8,2016)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

To Berlin Freeper: I like that@

“Go(o)d”

“(D)evil”

Very clear, no ambiguities.

What can we get from OBAMA? “MOAB”? “MOB” (as in Marxist mob)? “OM” as in Alan Ginsburg’s stupid chants? or, drum-roll - “BM”.


13 posted on 11/08/2012 2:12:21 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Colofornian

Very interesting statistics! Can you post the link ... it would be helpful on other threads. Thanks for the post, ping and link.


14 posted on 11/08/2012 2:24:38 PM PST by NYer ("Before I formed you in the womb I knew you." --Jeremiah 1:5)
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To: Colofornian

Not really surprised. Latino Catholics might as well belong to a different church. In most parishes they only go to the “Spanish Mass” and have nothing to do with the rest of us. They usually have a dedicated priest and their own social groups that participate in orthogonal and non-overlapping events.


15 posted on 11/08/2012 2:28:32 PM PST by opticks
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To: NYer

Their religion is LIBERALISM!!!!!! Their Sacrament is ABORTION!!!! And the cherry on top is GAY MARRIAGE!!! Oh, and FREEBIES......I detest these people.


16 posted on 11/08/2012 2:36:10 PM PST by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: NYer; All
Can you post the link ... it would be helpful on other threads. Thanks for the post, ping and link.

CNN was gleaned yesterday from their "ticker" running across bottom of screen...but probably can be found @ their Web site.

Just posted a thread on Pew Forum exit polls on how the religious voted: How the Faithful Voted: 2012 Preliminary Analysis [Evang. up; other Prot. + white Catholics down]

Can click on Pew Forum link there...

17 posted on 11/08/2012 2:37:50 PM PST by Colofornian (Some say "we're not voting 4 'pastor-in-chief'" --as if "gods-in-embryo" were divine only on Sundays)
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To: opticks
I observe that "Black Protestants" (18%) make up a bigger chunk of the 0bamorrhoid 0rder than "Latino Catholics" (14%) even though "Latinos" (16.4%) make up a larger fraction of the total population than "Blacks" (12.6%).

I also observe that the if we get away from spurious divisions, the largest group forming the 0bamorrhoid 0rder would be Protestants (42%). Non-affiliated would still be 23%, Catholics would be 22%.

Hmmmmm ....

18 posted on 11/08/2012 2:40:08 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: NYer
Btw...one other interesting "stat" from CNN exit polls: The vote among those who attend church weekly (vs. monthly) was 59-39% Romney...but that still means about 40% of weekly church-goers voted for Obama...

My guess would be that up to half of these are minority voters...Black Protestants supported Obama about 95-5%

CNN said the white (non-Evangelical) Protestant vote was 57-42% Romney...

19 posted on 11/08/2012 2:41:29 PM PST by Colofornian (Some say "we're not voting 4 'pastor-in-chief'" --as if "gods-in-embryo" were divine only on Sundays)
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To: NYer

RINO File.


20 posted on 11/08/2012 3:19:41 PM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: ArrogantBustard
You're not supposed to notice that.

It's like a package of bologna with a giant label that says, "FIVE EXTRA SLICES IN EVER PACKAGE".

It's a good way to keep a lot of people from noticing that the slices are thin enough to read through and the package weighs three ounces less than the same priced package did last week.

When the slices get thinner it's not to help you, it's to help the ones doing the slicing.

21 posted on 11/08/2012 4:13:19 PM PST by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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