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Poll II

U.S. News & World Report, April 4, 1994, pp. 48-59

Agree

Disagree

We have to keep church and state completely separate

53%

42%

There is no one set of values that is right

48%

44%

Each individual must determine what is right or wrong

70%

25%

The president should be a moral and spiritual leader

78%

17%

Our government would be better if policies were more directed by moral values

84%

9%

Individual freedom is critical to democracy in this country

91%

4%

God is the moral guiding force of American democracy

55%

35%

Nearly 60% of Americans say they hold their current religious beliefs because of their parents' example. More than 8 of every 10 Americans today believe that it's possible to be a good Christian or Jew even without attending a church or synagogue.