Today, 64% of Americans say Jews face at least some discrimination, a 20-percentage-point increase from 2016. Partisans are divided in their views of discrimination against Jews – and many other groups.
Most Americans (65%) – including majorities across racial and ethnic groups – say it has become more common for people to express racist or racially insensitive views since Trump was elected president.
Many Americans say the country hasn’t gone far enough in giving black people equal rights with whites. Most believe slavery continues to impact black people’s status.
The public’s views of Donald Trump have changed little over the course of his presidency – and this is the case for opinions about whether Trump has done enough to distance himself from white nationalist groups.
More than a third of the states that allow executions haven’t carried one out in at least 10 years or, in some cases, much longer.
Religiously active Americans are less likely to drink alcohol than those who are not as religious – but religion's relationship with drinking is more nuanced.
The church is one of the few major mainline Protestant denominations in the country that currently does not sanction same-sex marriage.
About half of Americans say society looks up to men who are masculine, and 60% of these say this is a good thing. Views differ by party, gender and race.
Americans have broad exposure to firearms, whether they personally own a gun or not. At the same time, most adults say gun laws should be stricter.
In many European countries and the United States, women do not actually differ significantly from men in their views about abortion.