Aug 5, 2018

Democrats and Republicans are divided on discrimination in the U.S.

Since 2013, Republicans and Democrats have diverged in their perception of discrimination against vulnerable groups, like women, Muslims, Jews and the LGBT community. Democrats see increasing levels of discrimination while fewer and fewer Republicans agree, according to a survey by the Public Religion Research Institute.

Data: Public Religion Research Institute survey of 4,509 U.S. adults, Nov. 12 – Dec. 18, 2013, with margin of error of ±1.7%, and survey of 2,008 U.S. adults, June 27 – July 8, 2018, with margin of error of ±2.6%; Chart: Harry Stevens/Axios

The big picture: These results emphasize how divided our nation is becoming — over the view of America as a moral leader, the reality of climate change, President Trump and political values overall.

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly referred to the organization that conducted the survey. It's name is Public Religion Research Institute.

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