Large group of Hispanic women protesting in green bandanas, one wearing purple in focus in the forefront holds up a sign that says "por tus hijas" or "for your daughters" with a picture of a young girl on in.
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Abortion, Race, and Ethnicity

Karlyn Bowman December 12, 2022

As the dust settles after November’s midterm election, researchers are now able to look at the Dobbs decision’s impact on voters across the country. While significant attention has been given to the abortion views of men and women of various age groups, less notice has been paid to the similarities and differences of racial and ethnic groups. Continue Reading →

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Pro-Choice, Pro-Life or … Both?

Daniel A. Cox November 29, 2022

American attitudes on abortion are complicated. You don’t have to take my word for it. In the August 2022 American Perspectives Survey, more than half of Americans (53 percent) said abortion was a complicated issue. Fewer (45 percent) said the issue was simple and straightforward. However, in much of the public discussion on abortion nuanced Continue Reading →

At Orange Bowl Stadium, immigrants demonstrate their patriotism during what could be the largest naturalization ceremony in American history. c. 1984 (GettyImages).
Commentary

How Hispanic Americans Think About Work and Identity

Brent Orrell November 18, 2022

If we want to understand the evolving role of Hispanic Americans in American culture and politics, one useful on-ramp is studying Hispanics in the workplace. Continue Reading →

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Newsletter

How Young Women Saved the Democratic Party in 2022

Daniel A. Cox November 17, 2022

Donald Trump and Dobbs are Defining the Politics of a New Generation of Women. Continue Reading →

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The Peril and Promise of Election Polls

Daniel A. Cox October 31, 2022

How to interpret polls and avoid error ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. Continue Reading →

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Can Americans Find Common Ground on Abortion?

Karlyn Bowman October 24, 2022

Most Americans are willing to find common ground on abortion. Continue Reading →

Survey report

Gender, Generation and Abortion: Shifting Politics and Perspectives After Roe

Karlyn Bowman, Daniel A. Cox October 4, 2022

Three months after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the issue of abortion continues to garner widespread public attention. Continue Reading →

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The Democratic Party’s Transformation: More Diverse, Educated, and Liberal but Less Religious

Daniel A. Cox July 28, 2022

The Democratic party has experienced a lot if change in recent years, where is this change most prominent in the days leading up to 2022 midterms? Continue Reading →

Gen Z at a Roe vs. Wade protest
Commentary

There’s A New Age Gap On Abortion Rights

Daniel A. Cox June 1, 2022

Americans’ views on abortion have been relatively consistent for years despite massive demographic changes, social upheaval and shifting perspectives on sexuality. But that may be about to change. Continue Reading →

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In a Post-Roe World Will Inflation Still Dominate Our Attention?

Daniel A. Cox May 9, 2022

Following the leaking of a draft opinion that would overturn the Supreme Court decision Roe vs. Wade, what roll will inflation play in the 2022 midterm election? Continue Reading →

Survey Reports

Red leather-bound Qur'an on a wooden table with prayer beads and a light blue surgical mask draped over top.

Lindsey Witt-Swanson, Jennifer Benz, Daniel A. Cox
January 5, 2023

Faith After the Pandemic: How COVID-19 Changed American Religion

The Survey Center on American Life at AEI teamed up with researchers at NORC at the University of Chicago to measure religious affiliation and attendance both before the pandemic (2018 to March 2020) and again in spring 2022, revealing who remained at the pews, who returned to the pews, and who left. Continue Reading →

Brent Orrell, Daniel A. Cox, Jessie Wall
October 25, 2022

The Social Workplace: Social Capital, Human Dignity, and Work in America

Why is work, more often than not, the center of life for Americans? Explore the social dimension of work and the role it plays in building human connections and strengthening social capital. Continue Reading →

Karlyn Bowman, Daniel A. Cox
October 4, 2022

Gender, Generation and Abortion: Shifting Politics and Perspectives After Roe

Three months after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the issue of abortion continues to garner widespread public attention. Continue Reading →

Daniel A. Cox
July 28, 2022

The Democratic Party’s Transformation: More Diverse, Educated, and Liberal but Less Religious

The Democratic party has experienced a lot if change in recent years, where is this change most prominent in the days leading up to 2022 midterms? Continue Reading →