July 1, 2016

What Americans accept. . . and don't

Gallup asked: Regardless of whether you think it should be legal, for each one, please tell me whether you personally believe that it is morally acceptable or morally wrong.
Highly acceptable
Birth control 89

Largely acceptable
Divorce 72
Sex between an unmarried man and woman 67
Gambling 67
Having a baby outside of marriage 62
Medical research using stem cells obtained from human embryos 60
Gay or lesbian relations 60
The death penalty 59
Buying and wearing clothing made of animal fur 59

Medical testing on animals 53
Doctor-assisted suicide 53
Abortion 43

Largely unacceptable
Sex between teenagers 37
Pornography 34
Cloning animals 34

Highly unacceptable
Suicide 18
Polygamy 14
Cloning humans 13
Married men and women having an affair 10
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