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Knowing what the public is thinking and feeling between elections is an invaluable asset in a representative democracy.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been identified as an evangelical for most of his public career, but defining exactly what that means today faces a number of challenges.
Americans value diversity in higher education but continue to oppose using race as a factor in college admissions.
Any new effort to reform healthcare will meet with significant challenges but should directly involve the views of the people themselves.
The percentage of Americans with no formal religious identity has increased dramatically since the 1950s, but that increase appears to have leveled off in Gallup's recent data.
Crime became an issue in the recent midterm elections, underscoring the importance of understanding what lies behind Americans' views of the issue.
Americans' views about their federal government are complex and often paradoxical.
Read a review of where the American public stands on gun control, immigration, and climate change.
Where does the public stand on abortion, critical race theory and gender identity issues?
The economy and inflation are Americans' top concerns leading into the November midterm elections.
Despite reports of pandemic-era declines in test scores, parents of K-12 children remain just as satisfied with their children's quality of education as before.
While Americans' cigarette use is in steep decline, future changes in their use of marijuana and alcohol are uncertain.
The majority of Americans support higher taxes on the rich, as they have for years.
The recent Supreme Court decision on abortion highlights the increasing power of state legislatures, a shift Americans tend to endorse.
Americans have negative views of the state of moral values in the nation, but at the same time have become more accepting of a variety of moral behaviors.
Inflation has become Americans' top concern, both nationally and in terms of their personal financial situation. What they want to do about it is less clear.
Americans' personal religiosity is significantly related to their abortion attitudes, even after controlling for religious and political identity and other demographic variables.
National public opinion polling retains significant value in an era of increased political polarization.
Recent union organizing activity is occurring in an environment in which two-thirds of Americans approve of labor unions in concept, but less than 10% of Americans are union members.
Newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson will be the second Protestant on the court, along with one Jewish justice and six Catholics.