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Nov 12, 2019, 10:22 ET Amid Cultural Shifts, Nebraskans Wrestle with Fault Lines and Look to Build Bridges

Amid demographic and cultural shifts that are changing communities in Nebraska and the country, a new survey explores the fault lines resulting from...


Oct 21, 2019, 06:00 ET Survey: From Impeachment to Issue Priorities, Democrats and Republicans Inhabiting Increasingly Different Worlds

Amidst the backdrop of an impeachment inquiry and the Democratic Presidential primary, a landmark survey released today by PRRI finds Democrats and...


Aug 13, 2019, 06:00 ET Even in the Reddest States, Less than a Quarter of Residents Support a Total Ban on Abortion

As a number of states have moved to pass laws that would make abortion illegal with virtually no exceptions, a new PRRI survey of over 40,000...


Jun 25, 2019, 06:00 ET Survey: Support for Religiously Based Refusals to Serve a Range of Minority Groups is Small, but Increasing Over the Last Five Years

Just as the U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a case of a bakery who refused to serve a gay couple due to the owner's religious beliefs, a new...


Jun 11, 2019, 06:00 ET Encuesta: los estadounidenses apoyan cada vez más los derechos de las personas transgénero

En medio de los recortes a las protecciones federales para las personas transgénero, una nueva encuesta de PRRI revela que el 62% de los...


Jun 11, 2019, 06:00 ET Encuesta: los tejanos apoyan cada vez más los derechos transgénero

Una nueva encuesta de PRRI encuentra que la mayoría de los tejanos han aumentado su apoyo de los derechos de las personas transgénero en los últimos...


Jun 11, 2019, 06:00 ET Survey: Americans Increasingly Support Transgender Rights

Amid rollbacks of federal protections for transgender individuals, a new PRRI survey finds that 62% of Americans say they have become more supportive ...


Jun 11, 2019, 06:00 ET Survey: Texans Increasingly Support Transgender Rights

A new PRRI survey finds a majority of Texans have become more supportive of rights for transgender people in the last five years. By a nearly...


Mar 26, 2019, 06:00 ET New Landmark Survey of 50 States Finds Broad Support for LGBT Rights Across the United States

A landmark national survey of over 40,000 Americans, including results for all 50 states, released today by PRRI finds approximately seven in 10 (69...


Mar 26, 2019, 06:00 ET PRRI Survey Finds Widespread Support Among Texans for LGBT Rights

A survey released today by PRRI, a non-profit, non-partisan public opinion research organization, finds approximately two-thirds (66 percent) of...


Mar 26, 2019, 06:00 ET La Encuesta de PRRI Encuentra un Amplio Apoyo Entre los Texanos Para los Derechos LGBT

Una encuesta publicada hoy por PRRI, una organización de investigación de opinión pública sin fines de lucro, encuentra que aproximadamente dos...


Oct 29, 2018, 06:01 ET Survey: Trump-Driven Polarization Reflects Divergent Views of America's Future

Days before the 2018 midterm elections, a new survey from PRRI finds that partisans see two entirely different American futures. The survey shows...


Oct 03, 2018, 06:01 ET Survey: Majority of Republicans, but Few Democrats, Would Consider Supporting a Candidate Accused of Sexual Harassment

Amid the confirmation fight over Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court, now hinging on sexual-assault allegations, PRRI...


Aug 28, 2018, 09:01 ET California Dream Far from Real: New Survey Reveals Nearly One-Third of Californians Working, yet Struggling with Poverty

A new survey released today by PRRI finds almost one-third (31 percent) of Californians are in the workforce and yet are still struggling with...


Aug 02, 2018, 06:31 ET New Survey Finds Shifts in Americans' Views on Religiously Based Service Refusals for Same-Sex Wedding Celebrations

A new study released by PRRI finds the public divided over whether business owners should be allowed to refuse to provide wedding-related services to ...


Jul 17, 2018, 06:15 ET New Poll: Amid Widespread Uncertainty about What Disqualifies Eligible Americans from Voting, Broad Support for Policies to Increase Access to Ballot

A new survey from PRRI/ The Atlantic, "American Democracy in Crisis: The Challenges of Voter Knowledge, Participation, and Polarization," finds an...


May 01, 2018, 07:00 ET PRRI's American Values Atlas Finds Emerging Public Consensus Supporting LGBT Rights

s the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether a small business can legally deny goods or services to same-sex couples based on the owner's religious...


Apr 17, 2018, 07:00 ET Young People Set to Impact the Debate on Women's Health Issues

A new PRRI poll encompassing numerous reproductive rights and women's health issues shows Americans are deeply divided across generational lines. The ...


Jan 25, 2018, 12:34 ET Despite NFL's Woes, Football Remains America's Most Dominant Sport

Despite concerns over player safety, player protests, and declining ratings, PRRI's annual survey of sports and society finds that football remains...


Dec 05, 2017, 05:00 ET New Survey: Emerging GOP Divisions on President Trump Loom Over 2018 and 2020 Elections

The eighth annual American Values Survey from the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), released this morning at an event with The Brookings...


Sep 19, 2017, 10:35 ET New Survey: Among White Americans, Support for Poverty-Related Issues Limited at Both Ends of Educational Spectrum

A survey released today by PRRI finds that white Americans' support for policies to address poverty is limited in different ways by education...


Sep 06, 2017, 06:01 ET PRRI Releases Largest Survey of American Religious and Denominational Identity Ever Conducted

With aging white Christian groups now accounting for fewer than half of the public and non-Christian groups constituting the country's youngest...


Jun 21, 2017, 06:00 ET No Major Religious Group Supports Religiously Based Service Refusals of Gays and Lesbians

As Pride Month is celebrated across the country, a massive new survey finds no major religious group expresses majority support for allowing small...


Oct 25, 2016, 05:01 ET Better or Worse Since the 1950s? Trump, Clinton Supporters at Odds over America's Past and Future

Two weeks before the presidential election, a new national survey from PRRI finds supporters of each presidential candidate view cultural changes in...