Americans Now Say Gov’t Should Not Favor Any Set of Values

For the first time, Gallup finds a majority of Americans, 52%, saying the government should not favor any set of values in society, while 44% believe it should promote traditional values.

From 1993 through 2004, the majority of Americans consistently favored the government’s promoting of traditional values, but views have since been more mixed. [cont.]

Jeffrey M. Jones, Gallup