Do you think that having an abortion is morally acceptable or morally wrong?

Americans' moral stance towards abortion in 2018 This statistic shows the results of a survey among Americans regarding their moral stance towards abortion in 2018. In 2018, 43 percent of respondents stated that they think having an abortion is morally acceptable, while 48 percent considered it morally wrong.
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Share of respondents
Morally acceptable43%
Morally wrong49%
Depends on situation7%
No opinion1%
Share of respondents
Morally acceptable43%
Morally wrong49%
Depends on situation7%
No opinion1%
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This statistic shows the results of a survey among Americans regarding their moral stance towards abortion in 2018. In 2018, 43 percent of respondents stated that they think having an abortion is morally acceptable, while 48 percent considered it morally wrong.
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Release date
July 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
May 1-10, 2018
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Telephone interview
Supplementary notes
The source does not provide an exact number of respondents.

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