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.

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

Share of respondents
Morally acceptable43%
Morally wrong49%
Depends on situation7%
No opinion1%
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Source

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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