Pew studies and analyzes issues at the intersection of religion and public affairs by conducting surveys, demographic analyses, and other research about the practice of religion and its place in American life.
Recent work includes a major portrait of Jews in America and interviews with 38,000 Muslims around the globe to provide a more complete understanding of the beliefs and political views of members of the world’s second- largest religion.
About three-quarters of U.S. Catholics (76%) say abortion should be illegal in some cases but legal in others.
Public attitudes about the legality of abortion are largely divided along partisan lines – and to a greater extent than in past decades.
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A majority of Americans say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, but many are open to restrictions; many opponents of legal abortion say it should be legal in some circumstances.
Many Americans who are highly religious and identify with certain Christian traditions express discomfort with human enhancement.
Most U.S. adults do not believe that requests for religious exemptions from the COVID-19 vaccine are sincere.
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Churches and other houses of worship increasingly are holding services the way they did before the COVID-19 outbreak began.
Most Indians support gender equality, but a new survey finds that traditional gender norms still hold sway for many people in the country.