Daniel Nicols at Caelum et Terra busts the “Liberals are responsible for the moral decay of America” myth.
Here’s a snippet, but do go read the whole thing:
Anyone who has driven cross country can tell you that porn shops and strip clubs are more common in the South than in New England. And I doubt that a survey of the patrons of such places, or the users of online porn, would show a disproportionate number of liberals among them.
The state with the highest divorce rate is Oklahoma, followed by other Bible Belt states. Massachussetts has the lowest divorce rate.
A number of celebrity representatives of oversexed American culture- Britney Spears, Jessica Simpson, Beyonce Knowles- come from Evangelical backgrounds, and at one time made a big deal about their faith. They went from being Public Virgins to Celebrity Sexpots almost overnight.