Americans say individuals, small businesses, and public schools need more government assistance to withstand the pandemic; large corporations do not.
Majorities support the right to practice any or no religion without government restriction, but many Americans think some groups face threats to these freedoms today.
Less than four months before Election Day, there is much interest in the campaign, but considerably less excitement. Political polarization continues to dominate the public’s views of the candidates and the issues.
Americans are more dissatisfied with the country’s direction than at any time since President Trump’s inauguration. While the president’s overall job ratings have been stable during the pandemic, views of his handling of the coronavirus outbreak have steadily declined.
Most Americans support a number of reforms to prevent police violence and want extensive changes to the criminal justice system, according to the June 2020 AP-NORC Poll.