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November 24, 2022

Thanksgiving 2022: ‘We Gather Together’

Most Americans will spend this Thanksgiving Day at home with family and friends.

November 18, 2022

Most Americans Haven’t Started Holiday Shopping Yet

While many Americans aren’t waiting for Black Friday to begin shopping for holiday gifts, most haven’t gotten started yet.

November 18, 2022

Is Inflation Affecting Thanksgiving Plans?

As Thanksgiving approaches, many Americans say inflation has led them to change their holiday plans.

November 15, 2022

Most Parents Oppose ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’

The popularity of “Drag Queen Story Hour” doesn’t include the parents of school-age children, who overwhelmingly oppose the phenomenon in which men dressed as women perform for children.

November 11, 2022

Veterans Day: More Important Than Ever

Today is Veterans Day, and the number of Americans who believe it is one of America’s most important holidays is at an all-time high.

November 10, 2022

Less Than Half of Americans Support Death Penalty

Support for the death penalty has declined significantly in the past decade, and less than half of Americans still favor capital punishment.

November 4, 2022

Should School Require COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids?

Most parents are against making COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for school children, but most Democrats favor such a mandate.

October 31, 2022

Halloween: Not Just for Kids

Most Americans don’t think Halloween is a very important holiday, but they do believe grown-ups should celebrate it.

October 28, 2022

Most ‘Rings of Power’ Viewers Like New Tolkien-Inspired Series

Some outspoken critics have slammed a new series inspired by the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, but most people who have seen Amazon Prime’s “The Rings of Power” rate the show positively.

October 18, 2022

Does America Need More Religion?

Most Americans say religion is important to their own lives, and many think the country would be better off if more people attended religious services regularly.

October 12, 2022

Education: 77% Say Issue Will Be Important in Midterms

A year after school controversies helped Republicans win big in Virginia, education remains an important issue for most voters.

October 6, 2022

More Women Say They’re Overweight

Experts say obesity is a growing problem in America – pardon the pun – and women are more willing than men to admit they’re overweight.

September 30, 2022

Marijuana: Most Don’t Think It’s Dangerous

While a majority of Americans think the nation’s drug abuse problem is getting worse, most don’t believe marijuana is dangerous.

September 28, 2022

TikTok Not Safe for Teenagers, Most Say

About half of Americans believe the popular social media platform TikTok is bad, and even more think it is dangerous for teenagers.

September 22, 2022

22% Say Fall Is Their Favorite Season

Today is the first day of autumn, and nearly half of Americans are happy it’s here.

September 19, 2022

God Save the King? Few Think Charles Will Be Better Than Elizabeth

How highly did Americans regard the late Queen Elizabeth II of England? Most think she’ll be a tough act for the newly crowned King Charles III to follow.

September 16, 2022

Is College Still Worth It?

The cost of a college education has risen faster than inflation, even as many Americans believe the value of a degree has declined.

September 8, 2022

Most Democrats Still Favor Mandatory Masks, COVID-19 Vaccine for Students

As children return to classrooms this fall, a majority of Democrats still support school policies to require masks and vaccines against COVID-19.

September 5, 2022

Americans Honor Workers on Labor Day

Although it’s not viewed as one of America’s most important holidays, Labor Day is seen more as a recognition of workers than merely the unofficial end of summer.

September 2, 2022

Nearly Half of Americans Support Arming Teachers

Americans are worried about the danger of school shootings, and support has increased for arming teachers to defend their classrooms.