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Moral Issues

Explore Gallup's research.

Most Americans favor abortion being legal to some degree, but there is wide disagreement about the extent.

by Frank Newport

Black Americans have become more liberal on abortion rights, but they remain less so than is the case among Democrats overall.

Americans' views on abortion have been stable over the past year, with the public remaining closely divided on the issue: 48% call themselves "pro-choice," and 46% say they are "pro-life."

by Justin McCarthy

Gallup findings over the past decade reveal that the years from 2010 to 2019 encompassed some revolutionary changes in public opinion.

Fewer than 20% of Americans continue to rate the state of moral values in the U.S. as excellent or good and nearly eight in 10 say they are getting worse.

by Lydia Saad

By failing to include an exception for cases of rape or incest, the Alabama anti-abortion bill is out of step with the views of most Americans.

by Lydia Saad

Gallup has reorganized its Abortion topic page to highlight the most relevant and sought-after content.