Barbarians at the Gate?

Barbarians at the Gate?

Myth: Muslims are a large percentage of the U.S. population and Sharia is a real threat.The average American believes that Muslims make up 17% of the US population, and one in three Americans worry that Shariah law will be applied in the U.S. Fact: Muslims represent...
Judeo-Christian Values?

Judeo-Christian Values?

Myth: A majority of Americans believe that the United States was founded as a Christian nation. Fact: The First Amendment of the Constitution explicitly forbids the establishment of any religion.   There’s no question that most Americans identify as Christian, but...
The Abortion Scourge?

The Abortion Scourge?

Myth: Many Americans believe Planned Parenthood is essentially an abortion mill. Fact: Abortions account for around 3% of the services performed by Planned Parenthood, but more than a third of their service is contraception, which reduces unwanted pregnancies—and...
A Well-Regulated Militia?

A Well-Regulated Militia?

Myth: More than six in ten Americans say guns make homes safer. Fact: Research suggests that firearms in the home actually increase the risk of violent death. The United States has a venerable tradition of gun ownership, but Americans are also justified in being...
Invading Hordes?

Invading Hordes?

Myth: Americans believe immigrants are 33% of the population. Fact: They are only 13% and undocumented immigrants are only 3%. Since childhood, every American has heard time and again that we are a nation of immigrants, but hard economic times tend to inflame nativist...
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