Key takeaways on Americans’ views of guns and gun ownership
About four-in-ten Americans say they either own a gun themselves or live in a household with guns, and 48% say they grew up in a household with guns.
America’s Complex Relationship With Guns
Americans have broad exposure to guns, whether they personally own one or not. About seven-in-ten say they have fired a gun at some point and 42% currently live in a gun-owning household.
Gun Rights vs. Gun Control
Explore 20 years of data on public opinion about gun control vs. gun rights.
5 key findings about LGBT Americans
Americans’ views toward those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) have changed substantially in recent years.
Tepid support for democracy among both young and old in Central and Eastern Europe
The generation of Central and Eastern Europeans raised after the fall of the Berlin Wall differs little in its political outlook from earlier generations.
Four research highlights for 2017 from the largest U.S. demography conference
At this year’s annual meeting of the Population Association of America, the nation’s largest demography conference, researchers explored some long-studied topics from new perspectives.
Though still conservative, young evangelicals are more liberal than their elders on some issues
The generation gap between millennials and older adults on social and political issues exists even among evangelical Protestants.
Why people are rich and poor: Republicans and Democrats have very different views
Beyond partisan differences over economic policies, there are stark divisions on a fundamental question: What makes someone rich or poor?
5 facts about the death penalty
As the debate over the death penalty continues in the U.S. and worldwide, here are five facts about the issue.
Muslims, Jews faced social hostilities in seven-in-ten European countries in 2015
Europe in 2015 saw a rise in social hostilities involving religion, particularly against the continent’s Muslims.