Respect for the Fourth of July is down this year, although most still recognize that it marks the signing of the Declaration of Independence. But Americans aren’t so sure the Founding Fathers who signed that important document would be happy with the country they initiated this day.
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Most Americans expect their local schools to reopen this fall after the spring’s coronavirus lockdown. Two-out-of-three parents say they’re likely to let their kids go back.
Fear of coronavirus remains high, with Americans expressing less confidence that the U.S. public health system can handle it.
With the coronavirus lockdown easing in much of the country, most Americans plan to return to restaurants in the next month, although they admit they are worried about catching the virus while dining out.
Americans strongly reject the call by a leading Black Lives Matter activist to remove “white Jesus” from churches and elsewhere. His message resonates far stronger among black Americans than others.
Americans are critical of police unions and think it’s too difficult to get rid of bad apples on the police force.
Positive views of race relations in this country have taken a beating in recent days, although most continue to reject the idea that racism is rampant in America.
Most Americans continue to give high praise to their local police and approve of their tactics. But following George Floyd’s death, they’re more critical of police-involved killings.
Even as the coronavirus lockdown eases in many parts of the country, Americans are less concerned about the threat of the disease but still aren’t overly confident in the ability of the public health system to protect them.
Most Americans agree that Memorial Day – celebrated today – is the unofficial beginning of summer, but the number of those who plan a summer vacation this year has plummeted.
One-in-four Americans have been forced to cancel tickets to a sporting event because of the coronavirus crisis and now say they are watching more sports on TV to make up for it.
The number of Americans citing lost jobs in their immediate family thanks to the coronavirus has fallen back to the level seen earlier in the crisis.
Americans give Dr. Anthony Fauci high marks for his performance during the coronavirus crisis but disagree with his continuing go-slow approach to reopening the country.
Americans are more eager to take the COVID-19 vaccine than the usual flu shot, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey.
Americans are pessimistic about the struggle against the coronavirus, although concerns about the food supply haven’t grown.
With the nation still hunkering down because of the coronavirus, Americans see the current class of college graduates facing a much harder job market. But most still believe these graduates lack the skills to get a job anyway.
Americans strongly doubt the schools in their area will reopen before the end of the current school year, and even if they did, half of those with school-age kids say they probably wouldn’t let them go back.
Few Americans have been personally affected healthwise by the coronavirus so far, but politics is a factor when it comes to potential treatment.
Americans are nearly all keeping their distance from others during the ongoing coronavirus crisis, but many also acknowledge that social distancing is hurting some of their close personal relationships.
Most Americans say they’re likely to help financially those most hurt by the coronavirus, even though they’re very worried that their charitable giving will be ripped off instead.