Survey: U.S. gun ownership has declined

NEW YORK, March 10 (UPI) -- The number of American households with guns has declined by more than 15 percent since the 1970s, data from the General Social Survey indicates.

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Poll: Environment is low global priority

CHICAGO, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Environmental issues rank low and the issue of climate change is not a priority for people around the world, an international study indicates.
Belief in God found in decline

Belief in God found in decline

CHICAGO, April 18 (UPI) -- Belief in God is declining gradually worldwide, with faith highest among older people, a report released by the University of Chicago Wednesday found.

Trend: Greater tolerance toward gays

CHICAGO, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. polling data indicate a clear trend toward greater tolerance regarding homosexuality since the 1970s, a researcher says.
U.S. attitudes on homosexuality shifting

U.S. attitudes on homosexuality shifting

CHICAGO, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Public attitudes toward gays and lesbians are rapidly changing to reflect greater acceptance, particularly in younger generations, a U.S. report says.

Workplace safety a top priority for workers

CHICAGO, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Eighty-five percent of U.S. workers rank workplace safety first in importance among labor issues, a survey indicates.
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