Fact TankJun 25, 2013

Fewer Americans have negative views of more gays raising children

Currently, 35% of Americans say the increase in gay and lesbian couples raising children is a bad thing, a decline from recent years.

Fact TankJun 24, 2013

Israelis and Palestinians have sharply different views of U.S., but want its help in resolving conflict

There is a 67 percentage point divide between Israelis, who have a favorable view of the U.S., and Palestinians who have a positive view.

Fact TankJun 21, 2013

Chart of the Week: The ’young invincibles’ and health insurance

Fact TankJun 20, 2013

Most Americans believe government surveillance program helped prevent terrorist attacks

A majority of Americans think the government’s collection of phone and internet data has helped prevent terrorist attacks.

Fact TankJun 19, 2013

A majority say sexual assaults in the military are individual acts of misconduct, not systemic

A majority of Americans say reports of sexual assaults in the military represent individual acts of misconduct and not underlying problems with military culture.

Fact TankJun 18, 2013

As more Americans have contacts with gays and lesbians, social acceptance rises

About nine-in-ten Americans know someone who is gay or lesbian, and about a quarter say they personally know “a lot” of gay or lesbian people

Fact TankJun 17, 2013

As this year’s term ends, little agreement on Supreme Court’s ideological leanings

In a March poll, a plurality of Americans described the Supreme Court’s ideology as middle of the road.

Fact TankJun 14, 2013

U.S. aid to Syrian rebels: Public has opposed American involvement in the past

Public opinion surveys have consistently shown Americans to have little interest in the Syrian conflict and have been opposed — or lukewarm, at best, — to getting involved.

Fact TankJun 14, 2013

Rate of non-fatal violent crime falls since the 1990s

The rate of overall non-fatal violent crimes fell to 2,254 per 100,000 Americans in 2011, compared with 7,976 in 1993.

Fact TankJun 13, 2013

LGBT Americans in changing times: Tell us your story