61% of young Republicans favor same-sex marriage
Today, 61% of Republicans and Republican leaners under 30 favor same-sex marriage while just 35% oppose it. By contrast, just 27% of Republicans ages 50 and older favor allowing gays and lesbians to marry.
Data Feed: Sanctions against Russia, visualizing the labor market, Congressional slackers
A daily roundup of fresh data from scholars, governments, think tanks, pollsters and other social science researchers.
Is the Mormon Church expanding the role of women?
Pew Research Center surveys show that Mormons are more supportive of traditional gender roles for women, and against allowing women to be priests, but the Church is taking some steps to expand women’s roles.
Chart of the Week: Where international migrants are going to and coming from
Interactive map of emigration and immigration worldwide.
Live blog: Generations in the Next America
The Pew Research Center is hosting a conference to discuss how generational differences are influencing American families, society, politics and policy.
6 new findings about Millennials
Key takeaways from the Pew Research Center survey, “Millennials in Adulthood.”
5 facts about Republicans
The annual Conservative Political Action Committee kicked off its annual conference Thursday, providing an early test for potential GOP presidential candidates and also putting into sharp relief the differences in the Republican Party.
Women’s college enrollment gains leave men behind
Even though college enrollment rates among young people have risen in recent decades, a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data shows that females outpace males in college enrollment, especially among Hispanics and blacks.
Data Feed: Pope’s first year, SAT trends, women in parliament
A daily roundup of fresh data from scholars, governments, think tanks, pollsters and other social science researchers. Politics Why Republicans should be worried about 2016, The Washington Post Secretary of State John Kerry’s favorability rising in U.S., Gallup Obama’s approval hits new low, topline, Fox News Republicans resistant to Christie for 2016 bid, Washington Post/ABC […]
Regional polls show few Ukrainians, Russians want a united, single state
Most in Russia and the Ukraine favor the free movement of people and goods between the two nations, and relatively few support the wholesale merger of Ukraine with Russia.