Pew Research CenterMay 7, 2013

Half of Parents with Young Children Read to Them Every Day

Half of all parents with children under 12 say they read to their child every day.

Pew Research CenterMay 6, 2013

Seven in 10 Young Adults Favor Same-Sex Marriage

Seven in 10 Americans born after 1980 believe gay men and lesbians should be able to marry legally.

Pew Research CenterMay 3, 2013

Chemical Weapons Charges in Syria Draw a Bit More Public Attention

About one in 5 Americans say they’ve followed charges that Syria has used chemical weapons “very closely.”

Pew Research CenterMay 2, 2013

Seven in Ten Americans Politically Active, Online and Off

Seven in ten Americans reported engaging in some form of civic or political activity in the previous 12 months.

Pew Research CenterMay 1, 2013

Mexicans Less Likely to See Better Life in U.S.

Fewer than half of Mexicans say people who move from their country to the United States have a better life there.

Pew Research CenterApril 30, 2013

Partisans Disagree on Legalization of Marijuana, but Agree on Law Enforcement Policies

The share of Democrats who believe that use of marijuana should be legal is 22 percentage points higher than that of Republicans.

Pew Research CenterApril 29, 2013

Many Americans Say U.S. Students Are Outranked in Science by Counterparts Abroad

A plurality of Americans say that U.S. high school students rank far behind students in other developed countries in their knowledge of science.

Pew Research CenterApril 26, 2013

Democrats’ View of Federal Government Turns Negative During Obama Administration

For the first time since Barack Obama became president, more Democrats (41%) have an unfavorable view of the federal government than a favorable view.

Pew Research CenterApril 25, 2013

Bush Library to be Dedicated after a Presidency that Ended on a Low Note

George W. Bush’s library is being dedicated today; 37% viewed him favorably at the end of his presidency, far lower than his first term ratings

Pew Research CenterApril 24, 2013

Majority of White Evangelicals Back Way for Unauthorized Immigrants to Stay in U.S.

Roughly six-in-ten white evangelical Christians say there should be a way for unauthorized immigrants to stay in the U.S. legally, although a majority see them as a burden.