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News Round Up, Week of November 8

If you’ve been living under a rock: Joe Biden is now president-elect. No hyperlinks here- you can google for yourself if you’d like confirmation.

NPR noted that religious voters voted along similar party lines the 2016 and 2020 elections in this piece.

Five states elected their first Muslim legislators. Learn more from the Religious News Service.

Sojourners put out this piece on the need for clergy to help combat misinformation about the election.

In non-election related new, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Wednesday in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia. The case centers on a federally funded adoption agency that refuses to allow same-sex to adopt due to its religious affiliation. Read more here.

The Public Religion Research Institute came out with a new poll showing a strong majority of Americans support same-sex marriage and non-discrimination laws.

Did we miss something important? Let us know at ben@faithandpolity.org

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