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January 15, 2020

Americans Are Less Supportive of Plastic Bag Ban

States and localities throughout the country are debating whether to outlaw the use of disposable plastic bags, even as Americans nationwide appear less agreeable to the idea.

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January 9, 2020

Most Now Think Jeffrey Epstein Was Murdered

Most Americans now believe disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein was murdered in jail because he knew too much.

January 1, 2020

It’s New Year’s Day – So What!

Americans still don’t think much of New Year’s Day as far as holidays go, and most were planning to be well-behaved last night when welcoming in the new year.

December 31, 2019

50% Have A Kiss on Their List This New Year’s Eve

Most Americans will once again welcome the new year from home, and for many a kiss will be on the agenda.

December 30, 2019

Excitement About Year Ahead Is At A New High

Americans are more optimistic about the year ahead than they have been in a long time. With a presidential election coming in November, it’s interesting to note that Republicans are a lot more enthusiastic about 2020 than Democrats are.

December 25, 2019

For Most, Christmas Is Still The Best Holiday

Christmas still ranks first in the hearts of Americans.

December 24, 2019

Many Still Have Holiday Shopping To Do

A sizable number of Americans appear to be giving excuses tomorrow morning when it comes to their Christmas gifts.

December 20, 2019

Christmas Cards Bounce Back

Christmas trees are just as popular as ever, but sending cards for the holiday season appears to be making a comeback.

December 18, 2019

Jesus KOs Santa Again This Year

For sizable majorities of Americans, it’s no contest again this year: Jesus wins over Santa, and “Merry Christmas” beats “Happy Holidays.”

December 12, 2019

Americans Champion Public Religion, Christmas in Schools

Americans still strongly support Christmas in the schools and on other public property and continue to believe in the power of religious faith to better the world.

December 10, 2019

Americans Still Show Little Enthusiasm For Hybrid Cars

Gas/electric hybrid cars still haven’t taken off in the United States like they have in other parts of the developed world, and new polling suggests that isn’t going to change anytime soon.

December 6, 2019

More Than Ever Are Holiday Shopping Online

Americans are shopping for the holidays at their usual pace, but more than ever are buying online.

November 28, 2019

83% Give Thanks This Thanksgiving

The vast majority of Americans feel thankful this time of year.

November 20, 2019

34% of Online Streaming Service Users Complain of Too Many Choices

More Americans than ever are watching online streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, but with several new companies including Disney and Apple entering the market, many now say there’s too much to look at.

November 19, 2019

Americans Are Strongly Supportive of America and Its Past

Americans still aren’t buying the attacks on this country made by some politicians and college campus radical groups.

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November 11, 2019

Americans Praise Veterans Day, Military Service for the Young

Most Americans give high marks to Veterans Day, the holiday that honors military service, and think time spent in the military is good for young people.

November 8, 2019

Americans Oppose Transgender Trend in Athletics

Transgender athletes who are biological males are winning at all levels of girls’ and women’s sports these days, and Americans don’t approve.

October 30, 2019

Americans Aren’t Drawn to Teaching; See Funding, Discipline As Problems

Americans have long admired school teachers but still tend to view teaching as an undesirable job to pursue. Insufficient funding and discipline problems continue to rank highest as school concerns.

October 29, 2019

18% of Americans Say They Are Poor

Despite record highs for the stock market and historic levels of employment, more Americans are describing themselves as poor these days.

October 24, 2019

Most Don’t See Drug Companies As Main Bad Guy in Opioid Crisis

Drug companies are being forced to pay millions to settle opioid lawsuits, but most Americans don’t blame them first for the opioid drug crisis in the country.