40d We have gone too far in pushing equal rights in this country

Total

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Total Agree 4244414338404448----45--48----4943------45--41----42
Total Disagree 5352565359575350----53--51----4854------51--55----53

Party

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Republican Agree 5452485446515461----56--62----6154------59--50----59
Republican Disagree 4144504352474238----42--36----3743------38--48----36
Democrat Agree 3439343832323440----38--37----3932------35--32----29
Democrat Disagree 6158636066646458----59--60----5966------62--65----70
Independent Agree 4144433837384545----44--47----4843------44--45----43
Independent Disagree 5354545660605353----54--52----5055------51--51----53

Sex

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Male Agree 4548444443414453----51--57----5045------48--45----44
Male Disagree 5148545355575346----46--41----4752------48--52----52
Female Agree 3941384234394344----39--39----4841------43--37----41
Female Disagree 5556595363585454----59--59----4956------54--59----55

Age

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
18-29 Agree 3538363527363637----37--39----3733------42--38----35
18-29 Disagree 6159626172636363----62--61----6164------58--60----62
30-49 Agree 4140394138384247----44--50----5038------45--40----40
30-49 Disagree 5557585561605651----54--48----4859------52--57----57
50-64 Agree 4855484845474556----49--50----5647------46--43----46
50-64 Disagree 4642504753525242----47--49----4250------48--53----50
65+ Agree 4853455451425856----52--49----5459------51--43----48
65+ Disagree 4542514042483639----42--44----4136------42--52----42

Generation

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Greatest Agree 5154465353435954------------------------------------
Greatest Disagree 4241514242483542------------------------------------
Silent Agree 4649485045454856----48--52----5759------54--45----49
Silent Disagree 5049504753534943----48--44----3938------40--50----42
Boomer Agree 3739374035394248----45--49----5242------46--42----47
Boomer Disagree 5858605664605651----53--49----4654------49--54----49
Gen X Agree ------3027343437----39--43----4436------43--39----39
Gen X Disagree ------6672656463----61--57----5462------55--58----58
Millennial Agree --------------------------------28------43--40----36
Millennial Disagree --------------------------------71------57--58----62

Race

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Agree 4648444541424650----49--51----5447------46--41----42
White Disagree 4849545057555147----49--47----4350------50--56----54
Black Agree 1722272523212727----18--21----2325------25--25----32
Black Disagree 8077707476787173----79--79----7674------72--73----66
Hispanic Agree --------------------------------39------66--62----55
Hispanic Disagree --------------------------------58------29--34----41

Education

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
College Grad Agree 3231303233333740----36--43----4535------35--29----34
College Grad Disagree 6468676666656158----62--55----5362------63--67----62
Some College Agree 4045393835374345----46--46----4643------38--39----42
Some College Disagree 5652605864625554----52--53----5255------58--58----53
HS Grad or Less Agree 4548454842434752----48--50----5347------54--49----48
HS Grad or Less Disagree 4948524755535046----49--47----4450------41--48----47

Income

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Low Agree 4243424642414944----45--42----5044------55--42----50
Low Disagree 5153555055554852----50--55----4653------40--56----46
Lower-middle Agree 4247394835404356----50--47----4742------45--43----40
Lower-middle Disagree 5349584862575344----49--51----5055------51--55----57
Upper-middle Agree 4343454341384446----46--48----4844------47--37----39
Upper-middle Disagree 5453525258615552----53--51----4954------51--60----58
Upper Agree 4043363738393848----43--49----5138------41--34----37
Upper Disagree 5655616161605951----55--49----4859------56--63----59

Religious Preference

19871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
White Evangelical Protestant Agree 59555357--505658----56--54----6355------56--52----55
White Evangelical Protestant Disagree 38424439--474139----41--43----3440------41--46----40
White Mainline Protestant Agree 47494246--394554----46--52----5147------46--37----38
White Mainline Protestant Disagree 48475649--585244----51--47----4549------49--60----58
White Catholic Agree 3947424137424544----46--51----5249------44--43----42
White Catholic Disagree 5550575361565355----52--46----4650------54--53----55
Unaffiliated Agree 37333928303628------46--------3930------31--36----33
Unaffiliated Disagree 58615569686268------54--------5866------64--61----65