Politics study reveals the major factor that causes families to be conservative

Your family has a huge influence on your politics — whether you like it or not. It’s well establishedthat the political values of parents hugely influences their children’s party affiliation. Now, a new studyreveals that family influence goes beyond if your parents lean blue or red: It’s the size of a family — how many kids there are, as well as how many siblings you grow up with — that is positively correlated with how conservative your family values trend.“The study makes essentially a basic point, which is that family size and social attitudes are correlated,” study co-author Tom Vogl, a de…

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