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Activating Values-Driven Progressive Voters

Sponsor: Faith in Public Life
Released: 2011-10

Faith in Public Life commissioned a September 2011 survey of registered Ohio voters’ views on economic issues. The survey, conducted by the Center for Marketing and Opinion Research, measured the impact of religious messages on attitudes related to health care reform, deficit reduction, and SB5, the collective bargaining restriction law. Knowing that moral values and […]

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Plurality of Americans believe capitalism at odds with Christian values

Sponsor: Public Religion Research Institute and Brookings Institution and Religion News Service
Released: 2011-04

Overall more Americans believe that Christian values are at odds with capitalism and the free market than believe they are compatible. This pattern also holds among Christians. Among Christians in the U.S., only 38% believe capitalism and the free market are consistent with Christian values while 46% believe the two are at odds. Religiously unaffiliated […]

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Key Findings on Public Attitudes on Family Planning

Sponsor: Lake Research Partners, National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association, Communications Consortium Media Center
Released: 2011-05

Americans strongly believe in the importance of family planning services as a basic preventive measure. This sentiment crosses all demographic and political lines and rises to the level of a core value. Americans see the birth control pill as one of the most important medical breakthroughs that has significantly impacted and improved women’s lives. They […]

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What the Millennial Generation Tells Us about the Future of the Abortion Debate and the Culture Wars

Sponsor: Public Religion Research Institute and Brookings Institution
Released: 2011-06

Views on abortion vary significantly by age, religion, race, education, political affiliation, and geographic region. However, there are no significant gender differences in views about the legality of abortion. Attitudes among the Millenial generation (ages 18 to 29) do not significantly differ from attitudes in the general population about the legality of abortion. Six-in-ten Millenials […]

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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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