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May 20, 2021

COVID-19: Republicans Happiest About End of Mask Mandate

Most Americans approve the recent recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that Americans vaccinated against COVID-19 no longer need to wear masks, but Republicans are most pleased.

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.

Guns and Ammo
May 7, 2021

35% of Gun Owners Bought More Guns in the Past Year

Americans have been on a gun-buying spree the past year, to such an extent that many firearms owners now report difficulty finding enough ammunition.

May 4, 2021

49% Say Keep Wearing Masks, Even After COVID-19 Vaccination

The good news is that half of Americans now believe we are winning the war against COVID-19. The bad news is, nearly half still want you to keep wearing a mask, even if you’re vaccinated against the virus.

April 28, 2021

COVID-19: Democrats Now Far More Confident in Vaccine Safety

The political divide in America now seems to affect everything, including response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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April 23, 2021

70% Agree With Chauvin Guilty Verdict, But Most Feel Politics Affected Trial

In the wake of a former Minneapolis police officer’s murder conviction in the death of George Floyd, Americans overwhelming agree with the guilty verdict, but a majority believe politics influenced the outcome.

April 22, 2021

Earth Day Doesn’t Get Much Credit for Environmental Awareness

A majority of Americans say they’ve done their share to clean up the planet, but most don’t credit Earth Day – celebrated annually on April 22 – for raising awareness of environmental issues.

April 21, 2021

Americans Worry That Anti-Police Rhetoric Endangers Public Safety

In the wake of the George Floyd murder trial, most Americans still support police and worry that criticism of cops will make their communities less safe.

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.

April 2, 2021

Fewer Americans Will Attend Church This Easter

Perhaps because of the COVID-19 pandemic, most Americans don’t expect to celebrate this Easter Sunday in church.

April 1, 2021

Most Americans Believe in Resurrection of Jesus

As Easter weekend approaches, Americans overwhelmingly believe Jesus was the son of God and was raised from the dead.

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 23, 2021

58% Say Masks Should Be Required Until Everyone Is Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Much of President Biden’s agenda is unpopular, but most Americans support him in saying that mask-wearing to prevent the spread of coronavirus should be mandatory until everybody has been vaccinated.

March 18, 2021

Royal Racism? Only 40% Believe Harry and Meghan

Most Americans don’t believe Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle’s accusations of racism against the British royal family, but then again, most Americans don’t really pay much attention to the royals.

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 16, 2021

St. Patrick’s Day: Nearly Half Will Wear Green, But Only 29% Will Have a Drink

Americans don’t consider St. Patrick’s Day one of the nation’s most important holidays, but nearly half say they’ll wear green Wednesday to mark the traditional Irish holiday.

March 11, 2021

Democrats More Confident in COVID-19 Vaccine, But Republicans See End of Lockdown Sooner

Politics seems to affect nearly everything now, including attitudes toward the COVID-19 pandemic. Americans are becoming more optimistic that the country is nearing the end of mask mandates and lockdowns, but their opinions vary along party lines.

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.

March 2, 2021

54% Oppose Transgender Sports Trend

President Biden sparked controversy by signing an executive order mandating that transgender athletes be allowed to compete in girl’s and women’s sports, a move that most Americans oppose.