On Darwin Day, 5 facts about the evolution debate
62% of Americans say humans have evolved over time, while 34% reject evolution entirely.
The demographic trends shaping American politics in 2016 and beyond
In an era of head-snapping racial, social, cultural, economic, religious, gender, generational and technological change, Americans have been sorting themselves into think-alike communities that reflect not only their politics but their demographics.
5 key findings about faith and politics in the 2016 presidential race
Religion has long been entangled in America’s politics and its political campaigns.
Key facts about immigrants eligible for deportation relief under Obama’s expanded executive actions
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected in April to hear a lawsuit by Texas and 25 other states that seeks to block presidential executive actions offering deportation relief and work permits to unauthorized immigrants.
5 facts about race in America
The latest data on the state of race relations in the U.S. and how much progress has been made — or not — in achieving racial equality.
How Americans balance privacy concerns with sharing personal information: 5 key findings
Many are in an “It depends” frame of mind when they consider this central trade-off in the digital era.
Presidential job approval ratings from Ike to Obama
Perhaps no measure better captures the public’s sentiment toward the president than job approval. It dates back to the earliest days of public opinion polling, when George Gallup asked about Franklin D. Roosevelt starting in the 1930s.
5 facts about guns in the United States
Americans have shown broad and consistent support for expanded background checks for gun purchasers, but this has proven more contentious in practice than in principle. And the GOP holds a slight advantage over the Democratic Party in reflecting the public’s views about gun control.
5 facts about Christmas in America
Just in time for the holidays, here are five facts about Christmas in America and how people celebrate.
5 key takeaways about parenting in changing times
A new Pew Research Center report looks at the challenges parents face in raising their children and how parenting approaches differ across demographic groups.