Tag Archives: Pew Research Center

The changing face of American immigrants


So Pew Research Center has looked at where this country’s immigrants have come from in the last 40 or so years. Interestingly, last fiscal year, most of our immigrants came from the Democratic Republic of Congo.


Public support for abortion highest in two decades

pro-choice-protest-in-dublin-2011Pew Research Center says that

 57 percent of Americans say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, while 39 percent say it should be illegal in all or most cases.

That’s the most public support in the last two decades. What will this mean with a new president who insists he’s against abortion, mostly? Hard to say.

Who do you trust?

ft_16-10-18_trustinstitutions_overviewAbout three-quarters of Americans trust the military and they trust scientists to do the right thing, according to a new Pew poll.

Sadly, the media and elected officials — and religious leaders — don’t fare so well.

And thanks, Leftover, for the link.

Some facts about illegal immigration in the U.S.

From Pew Research Center. You can read more here.

Nearly 1 in 100 people are displaced

FT_16.07.28_displaced_worldAccording to the Pew Research Center, 1 in 100 people around the world are displaced.

That’s a record high.

How American view the #BlackLivesMatter movement

ST_2016.06.27_race-inequality-ch4-07From the Pew Research Center, and you can read more here.

Most U.S. Catholics want change


The Pew Research Center says that most U.S. Catholics want change in church rules on divorce and communion.

You can read more here.