Jun 13, 2013

Half of Americans who are knowledgeable about immigration bill support it

People who are relatively knowledgeable about the immigration bill favor the legislation by 50% to 33%.

Jun 11, 2013

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.

Jun 10, 2013

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.

Jun 7, 2013

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.

May 31, 2013

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.

May 29, 2013

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.

May 28, 2013

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.

May 27, 2013

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.

May 24, 2013

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.

May 24, 2013

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.