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America's Religious Identity Experiences Major Shifts

A survey of Americans' religious beliefs revealed that white Christians are for the first time no longer a majority, and the number of people who don't affiliate with religion is on the rise. Experiences of a changing religious identity are often anecdotal, i.e., 'I was raised Catholic, but have since converted to Judaism.' But the truth is, there's data behind those stories. And that data represents a complex transformation in America's religious identity. The Takeaway looks at the changing character of America's religious identity. Plus, we examine a recent call among prominent French politicians to amend a portion of the Quran; and the shady business dealings that earned Trump's longtime lawyer Michael Cohen a reported $4 million dollars in consultancy fees, once even for services never actually rendered.

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