Tag Archives: Pew Project

Pew Poll: When Did You Know?

The Washington Post reports: In a Pew Research Center poll released Thursday, nine in 10 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults said society has become more accepting of them and that they expect it to become more so in the years ahead. But only 19 percent said there is “a lot” of acceptance for gays, while 59 percent chose to ...

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Marriage Trends By Denomination

Embiggen or read the Pew Forum’s report.

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Pew Surveys 39 Countries

From the survey report: Attitudes about homosexuality have been fairly stable in recent years, except in South Korea, the United States and Canada, where the percentage saying homosexuality should be accepted by society has grown by at least ten percentage points since 2007. These are among the key findings of a new survey by the Pew Research Center conducted in ...

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Updated Marriage Map

Last night I wrote to Pew’s Stateline blog to question the coding of New Mexico on their just-posted map.  The author of the article responds: “We decided to lump it [New Mexico] in with the ‘forbid’ states because the state in practice has a ban – same-sex couples can’t marry, aren’t issued licenses, etc. Technically, yes, there is no law ...

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Pew Poll Religions Breakdown

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Pew Poll: More Gains For Marriage

Pew breaks down marriage support by region: In New England, 62% favor same-sex marriage, while 29% oppose it. In the mid-Atlantic, 57% favor and 34% oppose allowing gay marriage. Opinions among those on the Pacific Coast are similar (54% favor, 37% oppose).  In the Midwest, which includes Minnesota, opinion is more evenly divided (46% favor, 44% oppose). Voters in Minnesota ...

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Final Pew Presidential Poll

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FRC: Church Membership Is Shrinking Because They Don’t Hate Gays Enough

The Family Research Council says that the reason 20% of Americans now say they have no religious affiliation is because churches aren’t being hateful enough to keep people interested. Via press release: As more churches move away from biblical authority, their attendance suffers. Just ask the Episcopal Church, whose pews are virtually empty after the decision to endorse homosexuality. It’s ...

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20% Of Americans Claim “No Religion”

According to Pew Research, the number of Americans who say they have “no religion” in their lives is soaring. The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life released an analytic study today titled, Nones on the Rise, now that one in five Americans (19.6%) claim no religious identity. This group, called “Nones,” is now the nation’s second-largest category only to ...

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New Pew Poll Shows Obama With Eight Point National Lead Among Likely Voters

The new Pew Poll is going to cause a lot of anguish in Teabagistan. And this poll came before the “47 percent” debacle hit the fan. At this stage in the campaign, Barack Obama is in a strong position compared with past victorious presidential candidates. With an eight-point lead over Mitt Romney among likely voters, Obama holds a bigger September ...

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Clint Beats Romney In RNC Poll

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Pew Poll: Number Of Conservatives Who Claim Obama Is Muslim Doubles

And then there’s this curiously conflicting result.Source.

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Europe Wants Obama

So says a new poll released by Pew: Support for Obama’s re-election is especially high in Europe, Japan and Brazil – all areas where his image remains generally positive. About nine-in-ten in France and Germany think the U.S. leader deserves a second term. About seven-in-ten in Britain, Spain, Italy and the Czech Republic agree. Even in Greece and Poland, two ...

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Polls Say People Hate Polls

Fewer that 10% of those contacted bother to complete a political poll. But pollsters say that doesn’t really affect the results. The Pew Research Center’s latest detailed study of survey quality paints a worrisome picture for survey response rates, but again shows that a well-done telephone poll — even one with response rates in the high single-digits — accurately represent ...

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Evolution Poll: It’s A Wash

And who cares the least about Obama’s evolution? Why, it’s those very black voters that he supposedly completely alienated. Only 13% of black voters say Obama’s endorsement of same-sex marriage causes them to view him “less favorably.” Of that tiny group, it’s not known if their displeasure was even great enough to change their vote.

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New Pew Marriage Poll

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What’s Important To Voters

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How The Public Views Political Terms

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Ten Years Of Changing Attitudes

Think Progress has more charts from Pew Research.

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Opinion Of U.S. Improves Under Obama

According to the Pew Global Attitudes Project, global opinion of the United States has improved dramatically in almost all surveyed countries since Barack Obama took office. The image of the United States has improved markedly in most parts of the world, reflecting global confidence in Barack Obama. In many countries opinions of the United States are now about as positive ...

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