Abortion has risen as an election issue for Latinos, with a majority saying it should be legal in all or most cases. Meanwhile, 80% say the economy is a very important issue when deciding who to vote for in the upcoming congressional midterm elections, a greater share than any other issue.
Most say that, compared with five years ago, those who commit sexual harassment or assault at work are more likely to be held responsible and those who report it are more likely to be believed.
Favorable opinions of Russia and Putin have declined sharply among Europe’s populists following Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine.
Americans express less concern than in the spring about Ukraine being defeated by Russia and about the war expanding into other countries.
Americans see capitalism as giving people more opportunity and more freedom than socialism, while they see socialism as more likely to meet people’s basic needs, though these perceptions differ significantly by party. Many Democrats say socialism meets people’s basic needs; Republicans say it restricts individual freedoms.
72% of Americans say taking in civilian refugees should be an important goal for immigration policy in the United States.
How Americans view policy proposals on transgender and gender identity issues, and where such policies exist
On a couple of policies related to transgender people, there is some agreement among Americans, but views of other policies are more divided.
There are sizable ideological differences over the most pressing priorities for the U.S. immigration system within each partisan coalition.
Here’s what Americans said they learned about the development of vaccines and medical treatments and their advice for handling a future outbreak.
Americans’ ratings of the Supreme Court are now as negative as – and more politically polarized than – at any point in more than three decades of polling. And nearly two-thirds of Democrats (64%) now say the Supreme Court has too much power, almost three times the share who said this in August 2020 (23%).