Social and Policy Issues
Eighty years ago, just over half of Americans thought a girl needed to be 18 to marry, but 22% put the number under 18 and 25% over 18.
Hear directly from Gallup's methodologists about our latest experiments and recommendations for conducting public opinion research.
While a majority of Americans support the concept of stricter gun control, there is wide variation on backing for specific policies.
In 1953, Gallup found 69% of Americans in favor of adding the words "under God" to the Pledge of Allegiance, while 21% were opposed.
As the U.S. Constitution turns 230, the Gallup Vault reviews what Americans thought of the historical document at its bicentennial in 1987.