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What It Means To Be An American

Sponsor: Public Religion Research Institute and Brookings Institution
Released: 2011-09

Ten years after the September 11th terrorist attacks, Americans believe they are more safe but have less personal freedom and that the country is less respected in the world than it was prior to September 11, 2001. A small majority (53 percent) of Americans say that today the country is safer from terrorism than it […]

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Pew Global Attitudes Project

Sponsor: Pew Research Center
Released: 2010-06

Less than a third of the publics in most nations say they are satisfied with national conditions, as overwhelming numbers say their economies are in bad shape. And just about everywhere, governments are faulted for the way they are dealing with the economy. Yet in most countries, especially in wealthier nations, President Barack Obama gets […]

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The Gallup Coexist Index 2009: A Global Study of Interfaith Relations

Sponsor: Gallup, The Coexist Foundation
Released: 2009-05

A groundbreaking new report by Gallup and the Coexist Foundation, The Gallup Coexist Index 2009: A Global Study of Interfaith Relations, is the first annual report on the state of faith relations in countries around the world. It shows that European Muslims are striving to be more involved, with 96% of German Muslims saying that […]

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Ideology among U.S. Religious Groups

Sponsor: Gallup
Released: 2010-01

The 59% of Mormons who identify as conservative is the largest such percentage of any major religious group included in this analysis. The next-most-conservative group are Protestants (including non-Catholic Christians), with 46% identifying as conservative. Thirty-nine percent of Catholics are conservative. Less than a quarter of Jews, Muslims, those who identify with other religions, and […]

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Religious Perceptions in America: With an In-Depth Analysis of U.S. Attitudes Toward Muslims and Islam

Sponsor: Gallup, The Coexist Foundation
Released: 2010-01

Of the faiths Gallup asked Americans about, Islam elicits the most negative views. A slight majority of Americans (53%) say their opinion of the faith is either “not too favorable” (22%) or “not favorable at all” (31%). When asked about their level of knowledge about Islam, many Americans tell Gallup they have either “very little […]

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