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Reason Foundation

Reason Foundation advances a free society by developing, applying, and promoting libertarian principles, including individual liberty, free markets, and the rule of law. Reason Foundation produces respected public policy research on a variety of issues and publishes the critically-acclaimed Reason magazine. Together, our top-tier think tank and political and cultural magazine reach a diverse, influential audience, advancing the values of choice, individual freedom and limited government.

Reason Foundation’s nonpartisan public policy research promotes choice, competition, and a dynamic market economy as the foundation for human dignity and progress. Reason produces rigorous, peer reviewed research and directly engages the policy process, seeking strategies that emphasize cooperation, flexibility, local knowledge, transparency, accountability and results. Through practical and innovative approaches to complex problems, Reason seeks to change the way people think about issues, and promote policies that allow and encourage individuals and voluntary institutions to flourish.

Reason magazine is the monthly print magazine of “free minds and free markets.” Founded in 1968, the magazine covers politics, culture, and ideas through a provocative mix of news, analysis, commentary, and reviews. Reason and provide a refreshing alternative to right-wing and left-wing outlets by making a principled case for liberty and individual choice in all areas of human activity. is home to The Drew Carey Project and other great videos that deliver compelling stories about freedom from all corners of the Internet.

Reason Foundation was founded in 1978 and is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization completely supported by voluntary contributions from individuals, foundations, corporations, and the sale of our publications.

Visit the Reason Foundation and Reason Polls web sites for more information.

Dataset Collection

Studies: (Updated on 9/10/2015)


Date Ranges:


Decade and Datasets:

2010s – 15


Arthur N. Rupe Foundation

Recent Acquisitions

Reason-Rupe Poll: October, 2014 [USREASON2014-10]

Reason-Rupe Poll: August, 2014 [USREASON2014-08]

Reason-Rupe Poll: April, 2014 [USREASON2014-04]

Reason-Rupe Poll: December, 2013 [USREASON2013-12]

Reason-Rupe Poll: September, 2013 [USREASON2013-09]