Despite generally low trust, Americans are confident that the federal government will play a role in bettering their lives, and support efforts to enhance data security.
Americans have become less inclined to support trading civil liberties for security and most do not think the country is doing a good job protecting many rights and liberties.
Twenty years after 9/11, less than 3 in 10 adults consider warrantless government analysis of internet activities and communications an acceptable means for monitoring threats against the U.S.
Fifty percent of working Americans favor requiring employees working in person at their workplace to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and 52% support a requirement for face masks.
Most Americans support mask mandates and vaccines requirements for eligible students and teachers in K-12 schools, but views are sharply polarized along political lines.