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Coaxes the result of the final Social Survey out of the shadows of academia and makes them to be had for researchers who are looking to discover american citizens' altering attitudes on themes starting from homosexual marriage to the yank Dream. the information are awarded by way of intercourse, age, race, Hispanic beginning, and schooling. It additionally compares attitudes in 2008 with 1998, 1988, and (if to be had) 1978, studying how reviews have replaced in the course of these 3 a long time.

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Most also agree that differences in income are too large in the United States. harcsda+gss08; calculations by New Strategist 24 AMERICAN ATTITUDES THE PUBLIC ARENA Most Support the Death Penalty Although the United States has more prisoners per capita than any other country in the world, fully 67 percent of Americans still think the courts in their area are not harsh enough on criminals. The figure is down from 90 percent in 1978, however. Sixty-eight percent of the public favors the death penalty for persons convicted of murder, the smallest proportion in the past 30 years.

Somebody in your community suggests that the book should be removed from the library. 38 Allow Homosexual to Speak, 1988 to 2008 “What about a man who admits that he is a homosexual? Suppose this admitted homosexual wanted to make a speech in your community. 39 Allow Homosexual to Teach, 1988 to 2008 “And what about a man who admits that he is a homosexual?

Despite the financial crisis of 2008, Americans are still split on whether taxes on the rich are too high. The 40 percent plurality of the public thinks taxes on the rich are still too high, while a smaller 36 percent says taxes on the rich are too low. There is more agreement on other tax issues. The 60 percent majority of Americans believes the affluent should pay a higher share of their income in taxes. Most also agree that differences in income are too large in the United States. harcsda+gss08; calculations by New Strategist 24 AMERICAN ATTITUDES THE PUBLIC ARENA Most Support the Death Penalty Although the United States has more prisoners per capita than any other country in the world, fully 67 percent of Americans still think the courts in their area are not harsh enough on criminals.

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