Jan 16, 2014

The cost of giving birth varies widely

The median cost of an uncomplicated non-surgical delivery in California.

Dec 31, 2013

As 2014 brings new state laws, a look at public opinion on the issues

Every new year means adding thousands of new state laws to the books. This year’s wide range includes everything from tanning bed age limits (Illinois), to a new ban on selling shark fins (Delaware). While most new laws represent incremental change, sometimes state laws can also signal broader movement on a public policy issue or […]

Dec 31, 2013

New Year, new you?

More than four-in-ten Americans say they will make a New Year’s resolution.

Jun 6, 2013

In your words: Views of same-sex marriage, homosexuality

In several nationwide surveys the Pew Research Center conducted in 2013, we gave respondents the opportunity to give their thoughts about issues related to same-sex marriage and homosexuality.

May 22, 2013

Majority of Americans say immigration policy needs sweeping changes

Three-in-four Americans say they think the immigration system needs “major changes” or “to be completely rebuilt.”