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September 23, 2021

Two-Thirds of Americans Rate Their Life Positively

Problems like COVID-19, immigration and climate change may dominate headlines, but most Americans have a positive view of their own lives.

September 21, 2021

Majority Reject New Gender-Switch Passport Rules

Most Americans don’t approve of a new State Department policy allowing people to change the gender identity on their passport without documentation.

September 17, 2021

Few See Hollywood’s Influence as Positive

Most Americans see Hollywood as dominated by liberal politics, and barely one in four view the entertainment business as a positive influence.

September 3, 2021

Fewer Americans Blame Movies, Games for Violence in Society

Violent crime has surged in the past two years, but Americans are less likely than ever to blame violent movies and video games.

August 12, 2021

Most Americans Agree Kids Should Have a Cell Phone by Age 16

What’s the right age for a child to have their own cell phone? Almost half of Americans think middle school is about right, but more than two-thirds agree that age 16 is appropriate.

June 22, 2021

After COVID-19, More Americans Plan Summer Vacation This Year

Nearly half of Americans expect to take a vacation this summer, after the COVID-19 pandemic ruined vacation plans last year.

June 21, 2021

Online Dating: 32% Like Apps for Romance

Using digital technology to find love has grown in popularity, but still less than a third of American view online dating apps favorably.

June 18, 2021

TikTok: Most Americans Have Privacy Concerns

Nearly half of Americans watch videos on TikTok, but a majority worry that the popular app is a risk to user privacy.

June 10, 2021

Americans Aren’t Too Worried About UFOs

Most Americans have never seen a UFO and don’t think mysterious space objects are a threat to our national security, but they do believe intelligent life exists on other planets.

June 8, 2021

Religious Belief Declines Among Younger Americans

Most Americans consider themselves religious and believe in an afterlife, but both views have significantly declined among those under 40.

June 4, 2021

70% of Americans Now Streaming Movies

Online streaming services have grown increasingly popular and more than two-thirds of Americans are now streaming movies and TV programs at home.

May 19, 2021

59% Very Concerned About Cyberterrorism

In the wake of the hacking attack that shut down the Colonial Pipeline, most Americans are worried about threats to the nation’s computer network.

May 11, 2021

Most Americans Are Proud of Our History, But Many Democrats Disagree

Denunciations of our nation’s past haven’t made much headway with most Americans, who are still proud of their country’s history, but that pride is unevenly distributed along party lines.

April 15, 2021

Americans Confident in Online Commerce, But Don’t Trust Social Media Companies

After a data breach exposed Facebook users’ information, most Americans trust social media companies less than they do online retailers.

March 24, 2021

Most Aren’t in the Market for a New Car

About a third of Americans are thinking about getting a new car this year, and many say they are driving less.

March 17, 2021

75% Support Voter ID Laws

As the U.S. Senate considers legislation that would revamp America’s election laws, voters still overwhelmingly support laws requiring that voters show identification before casting a ballot.

March 5, 2021

Americans Wary of Making COVID-19 Vaccine Mandatory

Can employers require workers to get vaccinated against the coronavirus? At least one lawsuit has already been filed against such a workplace requirement, and Americans aren’t sure employers should be able to make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory.

February 26, 2021

Americans Say Teaching Is an Important Job That Most Wouldn’t Want to Do

Amid concerns about schools reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans overwhelmingly consider teaching an important job, but most wouldn’t want to do it.

February 24, 2021

Most Americans See Homelessness as Primarily a State and Local Issue

President Biden has promised billions of dollars in new federal spending to fight homelessness, but most Americans believe the problem is primarily a responsibility of state and local governments.

February 18, 2021

Just 25% of Americans Say They’re Overweight

According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 42% of Americans are obese, but a much lower percentage actually consider themselves overweight.