Faith And Faithlessness In America

Belief and faith take many forms in American religious and political life. In his new book, "Sweet Heaven When I Die: Faith, Faithlessness, and the Country in Between," journalist Jeff Sharlet explores the spectrum of faith and what it means to be a believer.

Same-sex marriage and civil unions

A new commission has released a report that studies whether equality has been achieved between marriage and civil unions. The commission chair explains the findings, recommendations and next steps for the legal status of same-sex couples in Vermont. Also, President Jack Neuhauser of Saint Michael’s College on the pope’s message to Catholic educators, and summer snack shacks and creemee stands re-open for the season.