Feature | Jun 30, 2017
Changing Attitudes on Gay Marriage

In Pew Research Center polling in 2001, Americans opposed same-sex marriage by a margin of 57% to 35%. Since then, support for same-sex marriage has steadily grown. Based on polling in 2016, a majority of Americans (55%) support same-sex marriage, compared with 37% who oppose it. See the latest data on same-sex marriage.

Feature | Oct 13, 2016
Video: Israel’s Religiously Divided Society

A look inside the religious divide within Israeli society. A companion to Pew Research Center’s March 2016 report, “Israel’s Religiously Divided Society.” The views and opinions expressed by the individual participants in this program are solely those of the participants, and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the Pew Research Center. The […]

Feature | Feb 29, 2016
How religious is your state?

Southern states are among the most highly religious states in the U.S., while those in New England are among the least devout.

Feature | Nov 16, 2015
Event: Is the American Public Becoming Less Religious?

Is the American public becoming less religious? Yes, at least by some key measures of what it means to be a religious person. An extensive new survey of more than 35,000 U.S. adults finds that the percentages who say they believe in God, pray daily and regularly go to church or other religious services all […]

Feature | Nov 3, 2015
Video: How the U.S. Public Became Less Religious

Highlights from the Pew Research report “U.S. Public Becoming Less Religious.” There has been a modest drop in overall rates of belief in God and participation in religious practices. But religiously affiliated Americans are as observant as before.

Feature | Jun 26, 2015
Same-Sex Marriage, State by State

In June of 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled all state bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry nationwide. This timeline highlights the changes in state policies leading up to that ruling.

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