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Most Americans say that NSA domestic surveillance is an unnecessary intrusion with many doubting whether such programs have even helped to prevent any terror attacks It has been over a year since Edward Snowden fled the United States and provided journalists with classified documents detailing the NSA's huge electronic surveillance ...
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Public opinion of the Supreme Court has improved in the wake of the Hobby Lobby decision, particularly among independents Last week’s controversial Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision, which allowed certain “closely-held” corporations to claim a religious exemption from some laws, appears to have helped the image of the Supreme Court ...
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Americans tend to support Japan's decision to allow their military to play a greater role in regional defense, but people also tend to think that U.S.-China relations are more important than relations between the U.S. and Japan Last week the Japanese government announced a historic shift in its military stance. ...
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Americans expect greater bloodshed in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but the public still tends to support an independent Palestinian state The situation in Israel and Palestine has deteriorated greatly in the past couple of weeks, stoking fears that a third 'intifada', or popular Palestinian uprising, may be starting. The latest round ...
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Across a range of key political issues Americans tend to have more liberal attitudes than they say Jesus would have, and among Christians the 'Catholic Jesus' is slightly more liberal than the 'Protestant Jesus' The US is widely recognized as being more religious than most other wealthy countries, with over ...
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Even before this week's controversial decisions, attitudes towards the Supreme Court were split Opinion of the United States Supreme Court was divided – even before Monday’s decision in favor of Hobby Lobby’s religious right not to cover certain types of contraception in its employee health care package.  That decision dealt ...
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