Just a third of Catholics report the church has had an influence on their political views. Most Catholics support abortion rights and feel that Catholic politicians who do so should be allowed to receive Communion.
In a survey conducted primarily before the mass shootings in Buffalo, NY and Uvalde, TX, 51% favor a ban on semiautomatic weapons while 32% are opposed.
Just 21% feel the county is headed in the right direction and the economic outlook at its lowest point in an AP-NORC poll since 2019.
Americans disapprove of President Biden’s handling of most domestic and foreign issues like the national economy and the U.S. relationship with Russia.
Half of Americans say parents and teachers have too little influence on classroom curriculum.