Americans increasingly say gender is determined by one’s sex assigned at birth, but they differ by religion on this and other transgender issues.
Opinion on the legality of abortion has changed little since before the court's decision, with 62% now saying abortion should be legal in all or most cases.
Here are key findings from our research on the relationship between religion and government in the U.S. and Americans' views on the issue.
U.S. adults disagree over whether legal restrictions on abortion are an effective way to reduce the number of abortions in the U.S.
How do Republicans who support legal abortion and Democrats who oppose it differ from their fellow partisans? One difference involves religion.
A majority of U.S. adults say abortion should be legal in all or most cases; 37% think abortion should be illegal in all or most cases.
In recent years, U.S. public opinion has become modestly more positive toward both sides in the Israel-Palestinian conflict, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.
Like Americans overall, Catholics vary in their abortion views, with regular Mass attenders most opposed
About three-quarters of U.S. Catholics (76%) say abortion should be illegal in some cases but legal in others.
Abortion has long been a contentious issue in the United States, and it is one that sharply divides Americans along partisan, ideological and religious lines.
Public attitudes about the legality of abortion are largely divided along partisan lines – and to a greater extent than in past decades.