Just over half of Americans took a summer vacation last year and plan to do so again this summer.
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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A prominent actress is urging women not to have sex with men until new laws regulating abortion are repealed, but not surprisingly the idea of a so-called “sex strike” isn’t a popular one.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.
Americans tend to favor Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker’s idea of a federal gun license, even though most don’t trust the federal government with gun laws and don’t expect Booker’s plan to reduce gun crime.
The contest to be the next Democratic presidential nominee is shaping up literally as a free-for-all, with Senator Elizabeth Warren the latest entrant. She is promising if elected to forgive most student debt and make public universities free, all with a 10-year price tag of $1.25 trillion. Americans aren’t thrilled.
Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa is an increasing presence in American households, but most suspect that the online mega-retailer is using it to spy on customers.
Chicago officials are still battling over the decision not to prosecute actor Jussie Smollett, with one city councilman last weekend declaring that the city’s police union is “the sworn enemy of black people.” But Americans overwhelmingly reject the charge that most cops are racist and continue to give high marks to the performance of their local police.
Most Americans remain confident about their personal health even though many still skip checkups and drug prescriptions because they cost too much.
Americans see violence against women as less of a problem here compared to most other nations and don’t agree with former Vice President Joe Biden’s recent statement that “a white man’s culture” encourages such violence.
Most voters tune into National Public Radio during the course of a month, but far fewer think taxpayers should continue to subsidize it.
Americans continue to agree with President Trump that free speech, especially the conservative kind, is at risk on college campuses today.
Americans strongly suspect that the just uncovered college admissions cheating scandal is only the tip of the iceberg as far as the country’s top schools are concerned.
Daylight Saving Time is upon us again, and most Americans know which way to re-set their clocks. But that doesn’t mean they like it.
Most states have designated English as their official language, and Americans continue to strongly believe that should be national policy as well.