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Social and Policy Issues

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by Frank Newport

Some Americans may literally define the "working class" as those who are working, rather than as a position in the socioeconomic hierarchy.

Social & Policy Issues

A majority of Americans in 1962 backed a U.S. woman's decision to have an abortion in Sweden after she took a drug known to cause birth defects.

In 1981, Americans rated faithfulness as the top feature of a successful marriage. Political agreement and having the same social background ranked last.