Most Americans agree that racism is a problem in this country but reject the idea that America has been racist from the very start. They also tend to think we talk too much about racism these days.
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After the latest spate of mass shootings, Americans are less convinced than ever that violent video games and movies are to blame.
The Woodstock festival billed itself 50 years ago as three days of peace, love and music. Other than three accidental deaths, it lived up to its billing despite rainy weather and a near total lack of support facilities. Most Americans aren’t sure it would play out that way these days.
President Trump and others are routinely accused of hate speech by political opponents, but for a sizable majority of Americans, political correctness remains the bigger problem.
Most Americans still see a place for the Pledge of Allegiance “under God” in the nation’s schools, but they’re not quite as passionate about it as they have been.
George Washington and Thomas Jefferson are the latest victims as the politically correct expand their war on America’s past, but a sizable majority of Americans remain proud of that past and proud of their country.
Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is calling for wiping out all outstanding student loans, and just over half of his fellow Democrats like the idea. Other Americans don’t.
Most Americans still think highly of Independence Day AKA the Fourth of July and recognize what major historical event it celebrates.
The Trump administration wants to restore the citizenship question to the U.S. Census. Democratic leaders are strongly opposed, and the U.S. Supreme Court has put the issue on hold. But support for such a question remains strong among Americans.
A number of top senators have been briefed by the Pentagon recently on UFO sightings by Navy pilots, but few Americans feel threatened by unidentified flying objects. They do, however, believe there is intelligent life out in space.
Public surveillance cameras are a growing reality, and most Americans think they make their lives safer. But a sizable number still fears that those cameras are too intrusive.
Just over half of Americans took a summer vacation last year and plan to do so again this summer.
Father’s Day is this Sunday, but most Americans still think two parents are better than one.
Despite all this week’s hoopla, one-in-four Americans can’t place D-Day in the correct war, and fewer than half think most of their fellow countrymen even know what D-Day is.
Critics worry that transgender biological males who identify as women will radically transform women’s sports. Most Americans oppose letting these transgender athletes play on women’s teams, even as House Democrats want to make transgender participation federal law.
As another school year comes to a close, voters continue to question the abilities of the students U.S. schools graduate.
Americans continue to view Memorial Day as one of the nation’s most significant holidays – and the beginning of summer.
New York City is considering joining San Francisco and Los Angeles in banning the sale of fur, but Americans aren’t eager to extend that ban to the area where they live. Few think it’s government’s job to regulate what’s legitimately for sale to the public anyway.
An armed guard is credited with dramatically limiting a school shooting in Colorado earlier this month, but while most Americans still like the idea of armed school guards, support is down from past surveying.
A prominent actress is urging women not to have sex with men until new laws regulating abortion are repealed, but not surprisingly the idea of a so-called “sex strike” isn’t a popular one. There are a lot of undecideds, though.