More white evangelicals want to hear presidential candidates talk about health care and Iraq than any other issue and were more likely to say that Democrats were talking about these issues. White evangelicals are more likely to say that social issues are important in determining their vote and that it’s important for a candidate to [...]
84% of evangelical Christians polled either strongly or somewhat support legislation to reduce carbon emissions. The majority of evangelicals strongly or somewhat support a variety of pro-environment positions.
The Pew Research Center has conducted several topical analyses using this data. Mormonism and Islam: Study gives insights into Americans’ views about Islam, Mormonism and Pope Benedict XVI; responses are broken down in terms of religious and political demographics. It also gives statistics on whether voters would vote for a Muslim or Mormon running for [...]
A person’s faith is linked to their attitudes about global warming. Half of born-again adults view global warming as a major problem; evangelicals are one of the most skeptical/least concerned groups on this issue. Note: The Barna Group identifies evangelical and Born-Again Christians differently than other polling organizations, using their own criteria rather than self-identification.
Experiences of discrimination are not uniform within the Arab American community, with 76% of young Arab Americans (18 to 29 years old) and 58% of Arab American Muslims reporting that they have “personally experienced discrimination in the past because of [their] ethnicity,” as opposed to 42% of respondents overall. Arab Americans overall were split on [...]