Pew Research Center on Townhall

Sarah Jean Seman - Thu Dec 18

So much for spreading Christmas cheer. ... more

Kevin Glass - Tue Oct 21

Pew put together this handy infographic, which reveals that the Wall Street Journal is the most-trusted news source and, by ratio of trust-to-distrust, Buzzfeed is the least-trusted. ... more

Sarah Jean Seman - Sat Jul 26

If enthusiasm is any indicator of success, the Republican Party is in for a riveting season of midterm elections. ... more

Sarah Jean Seman - Tue Jul 15

Gun owners in the United States are just as likely to have children under the age of 18 residing in their home as are their unarmed counterparts, a recent Pew Research Center survey showed. ... more

Byron York - Mon Jul 7

Kevin Glass - Thu Jun 12

A fascinating new poll out today from the Pew Research Center reports on how they've tracked Americans' beliefs on political issues over time. ... more

Nita Ghei - Mon Apr 7

Sarah Jean Seman - Wed Mar 12

Guess they're not "knuckleheads" after all. ... more

Sarah Jean Seman - Mon Jan 27

Since Sept. 11, there have been at least 60 terror plots against the United States. ... more

Sarah Jean Seman - Thu Dec 26

Fox News explored the question of whether or not Americans are veering away from celebrating Christmas as a religious holiday. The holiday segment included a Rabbi, Atheist and a Catholic Priest to discuss the question. ... more

Nicole Bailey - Fri Dec 20

Despite the fact that the immigration reform debate has largely centered on a path to citizenship, a recent poll found that Hispanics and Asian-Americans are most concerned about relief from the threat of deportation. ... more

Christine Rousselle - Fri Sep 27

According to a recent Pew Research Center poll, nearly two thirds of the American population supports the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, despite President Obama’s continued requests that the pipeline not be built. ... more

Star Parker - Mon Aug 6

Support for same sex marriage is now in the Democratic Party preliminary platform. Once approved by the full platform committee and voted on at the convention, same sex marriage will have the formal support of the Democratic Party. But as Democrats institutionalize their support for same sex marriage, their relationship with the Party’s most loyal constituency, black Americans, becomes increasingly uneasy. ... more

Daniel Doherty - Sat Jul 28

Cliff May - Thu Jul 19

Following the attacks of September 11, 2001, I expected there would soon be consensus across ideological, national, and other lines that terrorism is wrong — that no political goal or grievance justifies intentionally murdering innocent men, women, and children. I was wrong. ... more

Michael Brown - Thu Jul 5

According to a recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center, almost one in three Americans under the age of 30 doubt that God exists, while, in contrast, the figure for Americans over the age of 65 is less than one in ten. Could there be a connection between the fatherlessness of this younger generation and their struggles with faith? According to a theory called “the psychology of atheism,” the answer might well be yes. ... more

Emmett Tyrrell - Thu Jun 21

Warren Kozak, the author of "LeMay: The Life and Wars of General Curtis LeMay," wrote a memorable piece in "The Wall Street Journal" on June 6, 2012 that cries out for comment. On the 68th anniversary of the Allies' invasion of Europe over the bloody beaches of Normandy, he reminds us of an unthinkable act by President Franklin Roosevelt on that day. ... more

Emmett Tyrrell - Thu Jun 7

WASHINGTON -- Frankly, I wish the Pew Research Center would occasionally keep its thoughts to itself. Sometimes those thoughts are merely insipid and beneath the attention of serious minds. Sometimes they are alarming and capable of stirring up an already excitable populace. There is talk of cannibalism being practiced by the criminal element. There is Lady Gaga. These are worrisome times. Yet the Pew Research Center has gone and done it again. ... more