Polls

Did You Go to Church Last Week? Might Depend on Who’s Asking.

"According to studies of polling methods, people answer questions differently when they’re speaking to another human. It turns out that sometimes people overstate their Bible reading if they suspect the people on the other end of the call will think more highly of them if they engaged the Scriptures more. Sometimes, they overstate it a lot." - C.Today

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“According to a new poll from ABC News/Washington Post, 60% of Americans believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases, the highest percentage since 1995.”

"The biggest change the polling found was an uptick by 11 percentage points for Americans who believe abortion should be legal 'in all cases' to 27%. The remaining supporters, 36%, believe abortion should be illegal in all or most cases, which has come down from 45% since 2010." - Christian Headlines

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Researchers double-checking polls on religion’s demise

"The increased reliance on web-based research for public opinion surveys is raising questions about the relevance of long-accepted political and social trends documented in decades of telephone polling. ... prominently and consistently reported declines in belief and church attendance may be less dramatic than reported over the past two or three decades." - BNGlobal

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