Why Many Adults Cite Religion for Vaccine Snub

Why Many Adults Cite Religion for Vaccine Snub

A strong majority (76%) of U.S. adults say they have been, or plan to be, vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a June 7 Gallup report. This is good news, but it means roughly 24% of the nation is vaccine resistant. As these numbers have only slightly fluctuated...
Most Believe Religion’s Influence Declining

Most Believe Religion’s Influence Declining

Most U.S. adults feel religion’s influence is in decline, according to a Gallup report published June 21. Only 16% of respondents said they believe religion’s influence is increasing, a 22-point drop from April 2020 and only two points above the all-time low of 14% in...
US Evenly Divided on Abortion’s Morality

US Evenly Divided on Abortion’s Morality

U.S. adults are evenly divided on the morality of abortion, according to a Gallup report published June 9. Roughly half (46%) of respondents say abortion is morally wrong while 47% say it is morally acceptable. This is a three-point increase from 2020 in those saying...
Record Level of US Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Record Level of US Supports Same-Sex Marriage

A record number of U.S. adults (70%) say same-sex marriage “should be recognized by the law as valid” and convey the same rights as “traditional marriages,” according to a Gallup report published June 8. This is up three points from 2020 and an increase of 43 points...
Turnout Trends Up for In-Person Religious Services

Turnout Trends Up for In-Person Religious Services

U.S. adults are attending in-person religious services in increasing numbers, according to a Gallup report published June 2. In early May, 20% of respondents said they attended services at a church, synagogue, mosque or temple during the past week. This is a...