Deep divides between, within parties on public debates about LGBT issues
Contentious debates have emerged on whether wedding business must offer service to same-sex couples, and over use of public restrooms by transgender people.
Americans are divided over which public bathrooms transgender people should use
Americans are divided about the contentious debate over the rights of transgender people to use public restrooms of their current gender identity.
6 facts about U.S. Mormons
Mormons place a very high value on good parenting and a successful marriage, and they are among the most involved in their congregations of any Christian faith.
Key findings about Americans’ views on religious liberty and nondiscrimination
Our new survey focusing on contraception, same-sex marriage and transgender rights finds the public closely divided over some – though not all – of these issues.
Many evangelicals favor Trump because he is not Clinton
Nearly four-in-ten white evangelical voters who support Trump mention that they do so at least in part because he is not Clinton.
The factors driving the growth of religious ‘nones’ in the U.S.
The share of Americans who do not identify with a religious group is surely growing, but there are differing ideas about the factors driving this trend.
Americans are wary of enhancements that could enable them to live longer and stronger
Despite the technological potential to help humans live longer and stronger, many U.S. adults are not ready to embrace these possibilities.
Many countries allow child marriage
Almost all of the world’s nations have laws specifying at which age a couple can marry, and in most of these countries, those under the age of 18 are allowed to wed.
Why America’s ‘nones’ left religion behind
As the percentage of U.S. adults who do not identify with a religious group grows, we asked these people to explain, in their own words, why they left.
What do Americans look for in a church, and how do they find one? It depends in part on their age
At least three-quarters of adults under 30 talked to a congregation member or friend during their search, compared with just over half of those 65 or older.