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The public is divided over whether the leak of classified information about NSA phone and internet surveillance serves the public interest. But a majority says that former government contractor Edward Snowden should be criminally prosecuted. And while those younger than 30 are divided over whether Snowden should be prosecuted, majorities in older age groups favor the government pursuing a criminal case against him. The survey finds that the public has a more positive opinion about the impact of the revelations of NSA communications surveillance on the public interest than it did about the release of a massive trove of classified material about U.
The public is divided over the NSA surveillance program itself. There are wider partisan differences in views of the program than about whether the leak of NSA surveillance serves the public interest, or whether Snowden should be criminally prosecuted. Democrats are also more likely than Republicans or independents to say the program has helped prevent terrorist attacks.
Among older age groups, more favor than oppose criminal prosecution. Tea Party Republicans are paying a great deal of attention to news about the NSA surveillance program and are highly critical of it. In the GOP, Tea Party Republicans are more likely than their more moderate counterparts to see the release of the classified information as serving the public interest.
Within the Democratic Party, more liberals than moderates and conservatives view the leaks as a good thing. The same gaps exist when it comes to whether to prosecute Edward Snowden. There is substantially less support for pursuing a case against the leaker among Tea Party Republicans and liberal Democrats than there is among moderate segments of the party bases. Yet there are sharper partisan divisions about how people would feel if they knew the U. But there has been a large partisan shift in these opinions. Today, more than 40 million people living in the U. Born after , the oldest Gen Zers will turn 23 this year.
They are racially and ethnically diverse, progressive and pro-government, and more than 20 million will be eligible to vote in November. The census has drawn attention to some layers of Hispanic identity, providing details about how Hispanics view their racial identity. The U.
Border Patrol reported nearly , encounters with migrants along the U. Americans show more support than opposition for two infrastructure bills; majorities favor raising taxes on large businesses and high-income households. About Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world.
It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research Center does not take policy positions. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts. Newsletters Donate My . Research Topics. You are reading 1 2. Migrant encounters at U.
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