(RNS) — Most Republicans who trust Fox News believe that Christians in the United States endure unequal treatment, a new survey released on Thursday (Nov. 19) from the Public Religion Research Institute shows.
But when the same group was asked whether Black Americans encounter such bias, barely a third agreed.
When these “Fox News Republicans” were asked whether certain populations face a lot of discrimination, the top answers were Christians (73%) and white people (58%). Much smaller percentages said Black people (36%), Hispanic people (34%) and Asian people (27%) face the same bias.
Fox News Republicans — the 40% of GOP members who trust Fox News most among television news sources — as they are identified by PRRI, are more likely than Americans overall to