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Poll: Views Differ on Whether U.S. is ‘Christian Nation’

whe According to a new survey from the Pew Research Center, growing numbers of religious and political leaders are embracing the “Christian nationalist” label, and some dispute the idea that the country’s founders wanted a separation of church and state. On the other side of the debate, however, many Americans – including the leaders of many Christian churches – have pushed back against Christian

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Majority Disapproves of Overturning Roe v Wade

A majority of Americans disapprove of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling overturning the Roe v. Wade decision, which had guaranteed a constitutional right to an abortion for nearly 50 years. Public support for legal abortion remains largely unchanged since before the decision, with 62% saying it should be legal in all or most cases, according to a new report from

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Americans Disagree Over Ways to Reduce Number of Abortions

A Supreme Court ruling on Friday, June 24, overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade decision that legalized abortion. A day before that ruling, the Pew Research Center posted an article by Justin Nortey about the disagreement among adults in the United States over whether more restrictive laws are an effective way to reduce the number of abortions. The story

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Pew Center: U.S. Views Changing on Israelis and Palestinians

BY BECKA A. ALPERPew Research Center In recent years, U.S. public opinion has become modestly more positive toward both sides in the Israel-Palestinian conflict, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. Overall, Americans continue to express more positive feelings toward the Israeli people than toward the Palestinian people – and to rate the Israeli government more favorably than the Palestinian

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Pew Center: American Views on Abortion

Pew Research CenterMedia Contact: Kelsey Beveridge kbeveridge@pewresearch.org  WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 6, 2022) – As the country approaches what could be a watershed moment in the history of abortion laws and policies, relatively few Americans on either side of the debate take an absolutist view on the legality of abortion – either supporting or opposing it at all times, regardless of

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Pew Center: Americans Pray Less

Pew Research CenterNews release The United States celebrates National Day of Prayer May 5, a day Congress set aside in 1952 for Americans “to turn to God in prayer and meditation.” Pew Research Center surveys indicate that the frequency of prayer among Americans has declined in recent years.  Fewer than half of U.S. adults (45%) say they pray on a daily basis, according

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Pew Center: Americans Trust Clergy on COVID Vaccine Advice

By ANNA SCHILLER Pew Research Center As houses of worship continue to reopen, most U.S. adults who regularly attend religious services voice confidence in their clergy to provide guidance on the coronavirus vaccines – and far more say they have heard their pastor, priest, rabbi or imam encourage people to get vaccinated than have heard their clergy raise doubts about

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Pew Research Survey: Global Social Hostilities Toward Religion Down, Governmental Hostilities Peak

Pew Research Center By SAMIRAH MAJUMDAR Social hostilities around the world involving religion declined in 2019 to the lowest level in five years, while government restrictions on religion remained at a peak, according to Pew Research Center’s 12th annual global study of restrictions on religion. The Center’s study analyzes 198 countries and territories and is based on policies and events in

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