Division and animosity between the two political parties in the U.S. has deepened. Most partisans view the other side as ‘closed-minded’; Republicans see Democrats as ‘unpatriotic.'
For many, “socialism” is a word that evokes a weakened work ethic, stifled innovation and excessive reliance on the government. For others, it represents a fairer, more generous society.
A majority of Americans have heard about the use of gender-neutral pronouns, and about one-in-five personally know someone who goes by such pronouns.
About six-in-ten U.S. adults say abortion should be legal in all or most cases. There is a large and growing partisan divide on abortion.
As debates over abortion continue in states around the country, a majority of Americans (61%) continue to say that abortion should be legal in all (27%) or most (34%) cases. A smaller share of the public (38%) says abortion should be illegal in all (12%) or most cases (26%). The new survey by Pew Research […]
Views on abortion, 1995-2019 As of 2019, public support for legal abortion remains as high as it has been in two decades of polling. Currently, 61% say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, while 38% say it should be illegal in all or most cases. Views on abortion, 2019: A detailed look […]
A look at the data on murders, suicides and other gun deaths in the U.S. and how they have changed over time.
A majority of Americans say they know only some of their neighbors, but far fewer say they know most of them.
Americans believe trust has declined in the U.S., whether it involves citizens’ faith in each other or their confidence in the government.
In addition to government actions, there also was a dramatic increase in Europe in some measures of social hostility to religion.