The Pew Research Center has released a new poll on the death penalty. 62% favor the death penalty for people convicted of murder while 31% are opposed. That is generally in line with polling on the death penalty over the past several years. Of those who responded they oppose the death penalty, 27% said it's wrong or immoral and 27% said they were concerned about wrongful convictions.
For the first time in more than 4 decades of polling, a majority of Americans favor legalizing the use of marijuana, a Pew Research Center poll finds. The national survey find that 52 percent say the use of marijuana should... Read Post
Support for same-sex marriage has undergone a dramatic and unprecedented shift in the past decade, with more people now firmly supporting it than opposing. The Pew Research Center recently took a look at its polls on the subject fro... Read Post