Politics & Government

Most Support $10.10 Minimum Wage, Party Divisions Over $15 Hike


As workers nationwide strike in an effort to raise the minimum wage, we take a look at where Americans across the political spectrum stand on the issue.

In the New York Times | Latest Unease on Right: Ryan Is Too Far Left


The NYT’s Jennifer Steinhauer speaks to PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones to help shed light on the GOP’s stances on some of Rep. Paul Ryan’s policy issues.

Is America a Christian Nation? Majority of Americans Don’t Think So


Just in time for the weekend’s celebrations of everything Americana, PRRI finds that a plurality of Americans no longer believe the U.S. is a Christian nation.

Nearly One-quarter of Americans Oppose Same-sex Marriage While Supporting Nondiscrimination Laws


The Supreme Court ruling for same-sex marriage is just first of many hurdles the LGBT community faces as they strive for acceptance and equal rights.

GOP Shift on Same-sex Marriage is Doubtful


New analysis of AVA findings show that Republicans are unlikely to embrace same-sex marriage anytime soon.

Where Americans of Every Age Stand on Same-sex Marriage


New analysis of PRRI’s American Values Atlas reveals just how important age is in determining one’s likelihood of favoring the legalization of same-sex marriage.

Everything You Need to Know about Same-sex Marriage for the Upcoming SCOTUS Case


With the Supreme Court set to rule on the legality of same-sex marriage by the end of the month, PRRI created a comprehensive guide of everything you need to know about public attitudes on this issue.

Catholics, White Mainline Protestants Show Most Growth on Support for Same-sex Marriage


Over the last decade, support for legalizing same-sex marriage has grown to majority support. PRRI looks at the growth among Protestant groups and Catholics.

In the New York Times | Poll: Most Americans Expect Supreme Court to OK Gay Marriage


The New York Times and the Associated Press report on PRRI’s new survey how Americans think the Supreme Court will vote on same-sex marriage.

Millennials and Political “Slacktivism”


Members of the Millennial generation aren’t as politically engaged as many make them out to be, according to findings in PRRI’s millennial report.