While practically all evangelical Christian leaders say the Bible is the word of God, half say not everything in the Bible should be taken literally.
Most Americans say the government does not provide enough support to soldiers who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Fewer than four-in-ten Americans say the U.S. “stands above all other countries in the world.” A majority say it is just one of the greatest countries.
Among adults ages 30 to 44, 7% lived with an opposite-sex partner as an unmarried couple in 2009.
A 58%-majority say it is essential that the U.S. continue to be a world leader in space exploration
A 58%-majority of military households says that the American public does not give enough support to returning troops.
A substantial majority of Americans (68%) say it would not matter to them if a presidential candidate is Mormon.
Only a third of the public says they would be less likely to vote for a candidate who is homosexual.
Nearly six-in-ten Republicans say they would be less likely to support a candidate who had had an extra-marital affair
Across party lines, most voters say they would be less likely to vote for a presidential candidate who had never before held elective office.