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About three-quarters of U.S. Catholics (76%) say abortion should be illegal in some cases but legal in others.
32% of Black adults said they worried every day or almost every day that they might be threatened or attacked because of their race or ethnicity.
In Nebraska, 58% of all reporters covering the state capitol this year – 40 of 69 – are student reporters.
Most Americans value having family close by, while 55% say they live within an hour’s drive of at least some extended family members.
44% of Americans think major technology companies should be regulated more than they are now, down from 56% in April 2021.
Seven-in-ten Americans view inflation as a very big problem for the country, followed by the affordability of health care and violent crime.
As has often been the case on policy questions about how to deal with the pandemic, partisans are far apart in their views on mask mandates.
In the United States, the transience of economic status varies significantly across racial and ethnic groups and by level of education.
Most Asian Americans say violence against them is increasing, and most also worry at least some of the time about being threatened or attacked.
Public attitudes about the legality of abortion are largely divided along partisan lines – and to a greater extent than in past decades.