Eligible Latino voters who didn’t go to polls in 2012 outnumbered those who did
While a record 11.2 million Latinos voted in the 2012 presidential election, an even greater number – 12.1 million—eligible voters did not do so.
Another Gender Gap: Men Spend More Time in Leisure Activities
Men spend more time than women – about five hours more a week – in leisure activities such as TV, playing games and sports.
As It Fights in Syria, Hezbollah Seen Unfavorably in Region
Hezbollah is widely unpopular among publics in the Middle East. Most in Lebanon, which is Hezbollah’s base, have an unfavorable view of it, but opinions differ among religious groups.
Gun policy more of a “make or break” voting issue for gun rights defenders
Gun rights supporters are 10 percentage points more likely than gun control advocates to say they would not vote for a candidate who differs on the issue.
Breadwinner moms on the rise: Tell us your experience
Our new report on “Breadwinner Moms” has attracted widespread press coverage and discussion. FactTank asks readers to weigh in with their reactions.
Most countries in the region oppose Western military aid to Syrian rebels
Five of six publics in the region are opposed to Western governments sending arms and military supplies to anti-government groups in Syria.
Despite the doubts about the post-9/11 wars, veterans proud of their service
Although veterans had mixed feelings about whether the Iraq and Afghanistan wars were worth fighting, 96% of them felt proud of their service.
Obama and drone strikes: Support but questions at home, opposition abroad
In his address Thursday on U.S. counterterrorism policy, President Obama defended the use of drones, which has the support of the U.S. public but is strongly opposed abroad.
On Memorial Day, public pride in veterans, but at a distance
As the nation prepares to celebrate Memorial Day, most Americans have feelings of pride in the soldiers who fought in America’s post-9/11 conflicts. But the public that will be observing the holiday is also one increasingly disconnected from the military.
A majority of Americans still support use of drones despite questions
Despite questions raised about the program, a majority of Americans continue to support the use of drone strikes against suspected terrorists.