Fifty Years of Title IX: Where Are We Now?AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research
Fifty years after the passage of Title IX prohibited high schools and colleges from discriminating on the basis of gender, most Americans believe there has been at least some progress in providing equal treatment for women. However, the public perceives somewhat less progress when it comes to protecting against gender discrimination, harassment, and violence than in other areas such as education and sports, according to a new AP-NORC/National Women’s History Museum poll.
Men, women split on equity gains since Title IX, poll showsCollin Binkley, Associated Press
Ask a man about gender equality, and you’re likely to hear the U.S. has made great strides in the 50 years since the landmark anti-discrimination law Title IX was passed. Ask a woman, and the answer probably will be quite different.
Record-High 50% of Americans Rate U.S. Moral Values as 'Poor'Megan Brenan & Nicole Willcoxon, Gallup
A record-high 50% of Americans rate the overall state of moral values in the U.S. as "poor," and another 37% say it is "only fair." Republicans' increasingly negative assessment of the state of moral values is largely responsible for the record-high overall poor rating. At 72%, Republicans' poor rating of moral values is at its highest point since the inception of the trend and up sharply since Trump left office.
3 In 10 Americans Named Political Polarization As A Top Issue Facing The CountryGeoffrey Skelley & Holly Fuong, FiveThirtyEight
Polarization and extremism ranked third across a list of 20 issues that we asked about in the latest FiveThirtyEight/Ipsos poll, which was conducted from May 26 to June 6. Using Ipsos’s KnowledgePanel, we interviewed the same 2,000 or so Americans from our previous survey, and of the 1,691 adults who responded, 28 percent named “political extremism or polarization” as one of the most important issues facing the country, trailing only “inflation or increasing costs” and “crime or gun violence,” the latter of which surged in the aftermath of mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas.
Americans divided over when to return to “normal”Ipsos
New Axios/Ipsos poll also finds one in three Americans believes those around them have moved on from the pandemic, but they haven’t
Economic Optimism Crashes To 10-Year Low As Inflation Surges, S&P 500 DivesJed Graham, Investor’s Business Daily
Americans are more pessimistic about the U.S. economy than they've been in more than a decade, as inflation cancels out wage gains and the S&P 500 slides into bear market territory, the June IBD/TIPP Poll finds.
Voter Backing for Jan. 6 Panel Ticks Up After Prime-Time HearingCameron Easley, Morning Consult
Though the Jan. 6 panel’s probe is comprehensive in nature, opening statements from the June 9 hearing suggest it will argue that Trump is fully culpable for the events of that day. The latest survey suggests that the prospects for changing anyone’s mind about that at this point remain low.
Most Americans oppose trans athletes in female sports, poll findsTara Bahrampour, Scott Clement & Emily Guskin, Washington Post [via opiniontoday.com]
Even as an increasing share of Americans report familiarity with and tolerance for transgender people, most oppose allowing transgender female athletes to compete against other women at the professional, college and high school level, according to a Washington Post-University of Maryland poll.
2020 Biden Coalition Strongly Supports Supreme Court ExpansionTake Back The Court Action Fund
New polling conducted by Take Back The Court Action Fund and YouGov Blue finds that the 2020 Biden Coalition strongly supports Supreme Court expansion, disapproves of the Court’s job performance, and opposes the Court’s reportedly imminent decision to end Roe v. Wade’s guarantee of abortion rights. Progressive criticism of the Supreme Court resonates strongly with these voters, as well as with current Biden skeptics.
Journalists Sense Turmoil in Their Industry Amid Continued Passion for Their WorkPew Research Center
77% would choose their career all over again, though 57% are highly concerned about future restrictions on press freedom