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Items of Interest

Acceptance for religious athletes

From the December 17, 2012 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel

“Poll: Most Americans don’t mind religious athletes” © 2012 Religion News Service. Used with permission. October 10, 2012

A poll conducted by Grey Matter Research and Consulting shows that 49 percent of Americans see athletes’ public expressions of faith favorably; 32 percent don’t care, and 19 percent take a more negative view. More than 1,000 American adults were polled about public displays of religion among professional athletes.