2014 study by American University and Columbia University on the factors influencing public opinion on research, including partisanship, ideology, education and core attitudes toward science.
2013 study in Public Opinion Quarterly that suggests specific advocacy groups and lobbies often distort the will of supporters in the general public and lead to more extreme polarization.
2013 research on contraception policies and pregnancy rates, including a 2012 study from Washington University in St. Louis on the relationship between free access to birth control and abortion rates.
2013 review of studies on the connection between human genes and political preferences. Research from both political scientists and geneticists are reviewed.
2013 review of scholarly studies that examine the intersection between public opinion and rulings of the Supreme Court.
2011 study in Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health calculating that unintended pregnancies cost taxpayers as much as $12.6 billion a year.
2013 report from U.C. Berkeley and Duke University on the results of a long-running survey by the University of Chicago’s National Opinion Research Center.
Literature review of studies relating to various aspects of mass shooting/murder incidents in the United States and abroad.
2011 study in Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health on the rates of unintended pregnancies for all 50 U.S. states.
2013 review of relevant research on guns in the United States. Featuring detailed findings from a 2012 study in Crime and Delinquency on the effectiveness of U.S. gun violence reduction policies.