Poll: Discrimination against Christians, Jews surges

WND.com reports: “Discrimination against Jews and Christians has surged in the United States in the last few years, even as reported attacks against Muslims and gays has gone down slightly.

That’s according to a new survey by Pew Research.

‘The public sees widespread discrimination against several racial, ethnic and religious groups in the U.S. And while most of these views are little changed over the last several years, the share of Americans saying Jews face discrimination in the U.S. has increased substantially since late 2016,’ the report said.

‘Today, 64 percent of Americans say Jews face at least some discrimination – a 20-percentage-point increase from 2016; the share saying Jews face ‘a lot’ of discrimination has nearly doubled, from 13 percent to 24 percent. Democrats remain more likely than Republicans to say there is discrimination against Jews, but the shift in these views is evident in both parties.’

The report also said 50 percent of Americans believe evangelical Christians face some discrimination, up from 42 percent just a few years ago. The percentage who believe Christians face ‘a lot’ of discrimination has gone up from 15 percent to 18 percent…”

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