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Americans Value Religious Faith But Doubt Government Agrees

With Pope Francis being welcomed to the United States by President Obama and other government officials, it’s clear most Americans still see an essential place for religion in this country. But there’s been a sizable jump in the number who don’t think the government agrees. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on September 20-21, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on September 20-21, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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