Next, I’m going to read you a list of issues. Regardless of whether or not you think it should be legal, for each one, please tell me whether you personally believe that in general it is morally acceptable or morally wrong.
|The death penalty||62%||30%|
|Medical research using stem cells obtained from human embryos||62%||30%|
|Sex between an unmarried man and woman||61%||36%|
|Medical testing on animals||56%||38%|
|Having a baby outside of marriage||55%||41%|
|Buying and wearing clothing made of animal fur||54%||39%|
|Polygamy, when one husband has more than one wife at the same time||8%||90%|
|Married men and women having an affair||7%||91%|
Source: Gallup / USA Today
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,017 American adults, conducted from May 8 to May 11, 2008. Margin of error is 3 per cent.