Bible prayer in public schools
Variable: prayer
Module:
Core
Subject:
Prayer In School
,
Religion
,
Split Ballots
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

A. The United States Supreme Court has ruled that no state or local government may require the reading of the Lord's Prayer or Bible verses in public schools. What are your views on this--do you approve or disapprove of the court ruling?

Year Availability
Available in 24 of 31 years total. Hover over a year to see ballot information.
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 Approve
2 Disapprove
8 Don't know
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
1974 1975 1977 1982 1983 1985 1986 1988 1989 1990 1991 1993 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016
231 526 511 635 631 659 270 368 411 367 392 423 737 780 794 688 341 319 796 517 598 510 655 753
496 918 981 1161 904 824 442 581 562 517 594 611 1150 1099 988 1087 518 558 1094 758 767 743 949 1057
23 43 35 60 60 47 11 37 32 42 35 43 85 79 85 94 49 28 101 54 64 46 71 75
3 3 3 4 4 4 7 2 1 2 3 3 5 2 4 8 0 1 1 0 1 3 0 3
731 0 0 0 0 0 740 493 531 444 493 526 1015 944 961 940 1857 1906 2518 694 614 672 863 979
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 32271
Missing cases 30195