Pew Research CenterMarch 26, 2013

Support for Same Sex Marriage Grows as More Americans Change their Views

A key factor in rising support for same-sex marriage is that 14% of all Americans say they’ve changed their minds on the issue.

Pew Research CenterMarch 25, 2013

Local TV News, Facing Challenges, Turns to Heavy Diet of Traffic, Weather and Sports

The already considerable amount of time devoted to sports, weather and traffic on local newscasts rose from 32% 2005 to 40% in 2012.

Pew Research CenterMarch 22, 2013

Number of Christians Rises, But Their Share of World Population Stays Stable

The number of Christians in the world has nearly quadrupled in the last 100 years, but they comprise about the same share (32%) of the population.

Pew Research CenterMarch 21, 2013

Young Adults Reduce Their Debt in Wake of the Recession

Young adults shrunk the amount of debt they were carrying by 29% between 2007 and 2010.

Pew Research CenterMarch 20, 2013

Most Second Generation Hispanics Put Importance on Ability to Retain Spanish

More than two-thirds of second-generation Latinos consider it very important for future generations to be able to speak Spanish.

Pew Research CenterMarch 19, 2013

Veterans of Post-9/11 Wars Ambivalent about Whether Iraq Was Worth It

In a 2011 survey of veterans of the post -9/11 wars, 44% said Iraq was worth fighting while 50% said it was not.

Pew Research CenterMarch 18, 2013

Teachers See Digital Divide among Students

More than half of teachers say students have good access to digital technology at school, but access at home is harder to come by.

Pew Research CenterMarch 15, 2013

Number of Homeowners Who Became Renters Trends Upward

In 2011, 3 million recent movers who were previously homeowners became renters, with the change concentrated among the young.

Pew Research CenterMarch 14, 2013

Republicans Want Their Party to Move in a More Conservative Direction

Six-in-ten Republican voters say they want to see the GOP move in a more conservative direction.

Pew Research CenterMarch 13, 2013

Wide Partisan Gap Exists Over U.S. Aid to World’s Needy

The number of Republicans who would decrease U.S. aid to the world’s needy is 45 points more than that of Democrats.