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Pew Research CenterMay 12, 2016

Changing Attitudes on Gay Marriage

In Pew Research Center polling in 2001, Americans opposed same-sex marriage by a margin of 57% to 35%. Since then, support for same-sex marriage has steadily grown. Based on polling in 2016, a majority of Americans (55%) support same-sex marriage, compared with 37% who oppose it. See the latest data on same-sex marriage.

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Pew Research CenterApril 8, 2016

Public Opinion on Abortion

A series of graphics explores public opinion on abortion, illustrating how opinion differs among various demographic groups, including religious, political, age and gender groups.

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Pew Research CenterMarch 22, 2016

Visualizing gender differences in religious commitment around the world

Gender gap in weekly worship service attendance differs between Muslim-majority and Christian-majority countries.

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Pew Research CenterFebruary 29, 2016

How religious is your state?

Southern states are among the most highly religious states in the U.S., while those in New England are among the least devout.

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Pew Research CenterNovember 16, 2015

Event: Is the American Public Becoming Less Religious?

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Pew Research CenterNovember 3, 2015

Video: How the U.S. Public Became Less Religious

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Pew Research CenterJuly 29, 2015

Changing Attitudes on Gay Marriage

A series of graphics shows how public opinion toward same-sex marriage has changed in Pew Research Center polls since 2001. See how much opinion varies by generation, religious group, gender, race and political party.

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Pew Research CenterJune 26, 2015

Same-Sex Marriage, State by State

In June of 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled all state bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry nationwide. This timeline highlights the changes in state policies leading up to that ruling.

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Pew Research CenterMay 12, 2015

Religious Landscape Study

Explore the geographic distribution and demographics of America’s major religious groups.

Pew Research CenterApril 23, 2015

Event: The Future of World Religions