Pew report highlights emerging U.S. generation gap
Thought America's "generation gap" had narrowed? Think again. According to a new report by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, the gap on some issues has widened into a chasm, notably on issues related to gay rights and tolerance.
"Young people are more accepting of homosexuality and evolution than are older people. They are also more comfortable with having a bigger government, and they are less concerned about Hollywood threatening their values," said the report, which was released on Wednesday.
The report also found "Millennials" (aged 18-29) were far more likely than their elders from "Generation X" and the "Baby Boom" to be unaffiliated with a specific faith. Generation X was born between 1965 and 1980, Baby Boomers from 1946 to 1964....