Trump’s Job Approval Among US Jews

… During Trump’s time in office so far, encompassing a little less than two months, American Jews have given him a 31% job approval rating — 11 percentage points below his overall average of 42% during the same period. This below-average rating of the Republican president is not unexpected. The […] Read more »

Majority of Americans Oppose Transgender Bathroom Restrictions

Nearly two-thirds (64%) of Americans oppose allowing small business owners in their state to refuse to provide products or services to gay or lesbian people if doing so violates their religious beliefs. Roughly one-third (32%) support such religiously based service refusals. … After plateauing in 2015, support for same-sex marriage […] Read more »

​​​​​​The American Identity: Points of Pride, Conflicting Views, and a Distinct Culture

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order last month on immigration and refugees, Americans are supportive of the country’s diversity and generally favorable toward immigration. However, according to a recent poll conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for​ Public Affairs Research, Americans are less favorable toward refugees and […] Read more »

In First Month, Views of Trump Are Already Strongly Felt, Deeply Polarized

Less than a month after Donald Trump took office, the public’s initial impressions of the new president are strongly felt, deeply polarized and far more negative than positive. The latest national survey by Pew Research Center conducted Feb. 7-12 among 1,503 adults, finds that Trump’s overall job approval is much […] Read more »

Fox News Poll: Sharp division along political lines on Trump’s travel ban

A majority of voters thinks President Trump’s executive order on immigration is better described as a restriction on terrorist hot spots than as a “Muslim ban.” And more think the action makes the U.S. safer than say it makes the country less safe. Even so, more disapprove (52 percent) than […] Read more »

Why the polling about Trump’s immigration crackdown is all over the place

On January 31, Reuters released a survey that said 49 percent of Americans approved of President Trump’s executive order on immigration and refugees. Just the day before, Rasmussen, another pollster, found 57 percent of voters supported it. Then on Sunday, CBS News published a poll showing that just 45 percent […] Read more »

Mississippi Retains Standing as Most Religious State

Mississippi remains the most religious state in the U.S., with 59% of its residents in 2016 classified as “very religious,” followed by Alabama (56% very religious) and Utah (54%). Vermont is the least religious state; 21% of its residents are classified as very religious. CONT. Frank Newport, Gallup Read more »