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May 4, 2022

Support for Official English Increases

Thirty-one states have made English their official language, and more than three-quarters of Americans now believe that should be a nationwide policy.


April 29, 2022

Elon Musk Will Make Twitter Better, Most Believe

Now that Twitter has agreed to billionaire Elon Musk’s buyout offer, most Americans think the social media platform will be better.

April 26, 2022

More Americans Believe Johnny Depp

Although most Americans aren’t paying much attention to the defamation trial between actor Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard, those who do think Depp is the one telling the truth.

April 22, 2022

Good Riddance, Mask Mandate!

Most Americans approve of a judge’s decision striking down mandatory masks on trains and airlines, and believe the danger from the COVID-19 pandemic is mostly over.

April 19, 2022

Elon Musk’s Twitter Bid Divides Americans

The $43 billion offer by Elon Musk to buy the Twitter social media platform has Americans divided – and Democrats are most opposed to Musk’s bid for Twitter.

April 14, 2022

More Americans Will Attend Church This Easter

As life returns to normal following the COVID-19 pandemic, slightly more Americans expect they’ll celebrate Easter Sunday in church.

April 12, 2022

Working From Home? You’re Not Alone

Half of Americans with full-time jobs say they worked from home at least part of the time during the COVID-19 pandemic, and more than a third expect they’ll do more work from home in the future.

April 5, 2022

Americans Divided Over Disney’s LGBTQ Push

An executive at Disney proudly boasted of the inclusion of gay and transgender characters in children’s programs, but Americans are not so enthusiastic about the entertainment giant’s agenda.

April 1, 2022

Most Disagree With Will Smith’s Oscar Slap

When Oscar-winning actor Will Smith slapped host Chris Rock at the 94th Academy Awards ceremony Sunday, more than a third of Americans thought Smith did the right thing.

March 31, 2022

Are Lawsuits Driving Up Costs?

Fewer Americans think there are too many lawyers in the country, but a majority still think frivolous lawsuits are adding to the costs of health care and other goods and services.

March 22, 2022

Electric Cars? No, Thanks, Most Americans Say

Despite soaring gasoline prices, a majority of Americans still don’t think electric cars are practical and aren’t interested in owning one.

March 17, 2022

How About a Drink This St. Patrick’s Day?

Even though most Americans don’t think St. Patrick’s Day is a very important holiday, nearly a third will have a drink to honor the occasion.

March 17, 2022

Most Voters Support Florida School Law

Critics have slammed a new Florida state law restricting gender and sexual orientation instruction for young public school students, but a majority of voters nationwide support the law.

March 15, 2022

Most Don’t Blame Police for Shootings

Americans generally have a high opinion of their local police, and barely one-in-five think cops are mostly at fault when a suspect gets shot.

March 11, 2022

Americans Find Politics Least Interesting in Ukraine War Coverage

Most Americans are OK with the way the news media have been covering the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and aren’t interested in discussions of the war’s impact on domestic politics.

February 25, 2022

61% of Gun Owners Say They Feel Safer

In a dangerous world, most gun owners say being armed gives them a greater sense of safety. 

February 21, 2022

Most Americans Say One President’s Day Is Enough

George Washington’s birthday (February 22, 1732) has been a federal holiday since 1879, but is colloquially known as President’s Day to include Abraham Lincoln (born February 12, 1809). Despite their admiration for Lincoln, most Americans don’t think Honest Abe deserves a separate holiday. 

February 14, 2022

Valentine's Day: Romantic Dinner Is Favorite

Forget about flowers and candy – a dinner with someone special is what most people want for Valentine’s Day.

February 11, 2022

Super Bowl LVI: Football Fans Favor L.A. Rams

Football remains America’s favorite sport, and a plurality of fans expect the Los Angeles Rams to defeat the Cincinnati Bengals in Sunday’s Super Bowl.

February 9, 2022

Whoopi Goldberg: Most Americans Approve ABC’s Suspension of ‘View’ Host

ABC’s decision to suspend “The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg for her comments about the Holocaust is supported by most Americans, who nonetheless think “cancel culture” is out of control.