Muslims more likely than Americans overall to say blacks lack equal rights in U.S.
Two-thirds of Muslims in the United States say the country needs to continue making changes to give blacks equal rights with whites.
Deep racial, partisan divisions in Americans’ views of police officers
While a large majority of Americans rate police officers positively on a 0-to-100 “feeling thermometer,” whites and blacks differ widely in their views.
Americans divided on gene editing, with parents of minors more wary
The U.S. public has mixed views on using gene editing to reduce babies’ risk of serious diseases, with parents of children younger than 18 especially wary.
U.S. Muslims see their relationship with Trump as strained
About three-quarters of Muslim Americans say Trump is unfriendly toward them, and just 19% say they approve of the job Trump is doing as president.
American Muslims are concerned – but also satisfied with their lives
The American Muslim community is facing some challenges. Yet for most U.S. Muslims, these problems only partially define their personal experiences in America.
Rural and urban gun owners have different experiences, views on gun policy
Nearly six-in-ten rural Americans have a gun in their household, compared with smaller shares of suburban and urban gun owners.
Public Opinion on Abortion
A series of graphics explores public opinion on abortion, illustrating how opinion differs among various demographic groups, including religious, political, age and gender groups.
On abortion, persistent divides between – and within – the two parties
Today, 57% of Americans say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, while 40% think it should be illegal in all or most cases, little changed from 2016.
Among gun owners, NRA members have a unique set of views and experiences
While the demographic profile of NRA members is similar to that of other gun owners, their political views, the way they use their firearms and their attitudes about gun policy differ significantly from gun owners who are not members of the organization.
Where Europe stands on gay marriage and civil unions
Germany, the largest country in Western Europe by population, has become the 15th European nation to change its laws to allow gay marriage.