Most oppose banning the consideration of race and ethnicity in college and university admissions

Most adults, regardless of political identification, race, or ethnicity believe the Supreme Court should not prohibit the consideration of race and ethnicity in the admissions process. However, few think race and ethnicity should play a major role in college and university admission decisions.

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The public’s opinion on religion in sports

More adults approve than disapprove of the Supreme Court’s decision to allow a high school coach to pray on the field. A similar share approve of a professional athlete praying or expressing their faith publicly on the field.

Americans’ experiences, concerns, and views related to gun violence

Many Americans place a high importance on both preventing gun violence and protecting gun rights.

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Public confidence in the U.S. Supreme Court is at its lowest since 1973

Amidst the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, confidence in the U.S. Supreme Court dropped dramatically among those who support access to abortion, based on…

Assessing the news media: trust, coverage, and threats to a free press

The public is worried about a variety of problems threatening a free press in the United States and around the world, though trust in the…

Attitudes toward climate change continue to be divisive

While a majority of the public report personal impacts from extreme weather, attitudes and behaviors related to climate change continue to be highly partisan.

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