While eight-in-ten Republicans and Republican-leaning independents say that whether someone is a man or a woman is determined by the sex they were assigned at birth, most Democrats and Democratic leaners (64%) take the opposite view and say a person’s gender can be different from the sex they were assigned at birth.
The U.S. political landscape is dominated by partisanship, but there are divisions within both partisan coalitions on such issues as immigration, America’s “openness” and the size and scope of government.
While Americans are less likely than in the past to hold a mix of conservative and liberal view, ideological consistency is increasingly associated with partisanship.
In the week after the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas, partisan differences were on full display in how elected officials responded on Facebook.
Gaps between Republicans and Democrats over racial discrimination, immigration and poverty assistance have widened considerably in recent years.
Our surveys conducted in June and July found little common ground among Republicans and Democrats on fundamental values. Here are eight takeaways.
While a large majority of Americans rate police officers positively on a 0-to-100 “feeling thermometer,” whites and blacks differ widely in their views.
Americans give strongly positive ratings to teachers and members of the military, while ratings of political and ideological groups – Democrats, Republicans, liberals and conservatives – are much less positive, and more starkly divided along partisan lines.
More Republicans offer a cold than warm view of college professors when asked to rate them on a “feeling thermometer.”