14 Jun '11, 9am

All Religious Affiliations Are Pro-Choice, Except for White Evangelicals:

All Religious Affiliations Are Pro-Choice, Except for White Evangelicals:

According to a new survey by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), the "millennial" generation does not have a "religious voter" with a firm stance on abortion, although these younger people of faith seem to be more pro-choice than otherwise. According to the executive summary , "with the exception of white evangelical Protestants, majorities of all major religious groups say abortion should be legal in all or most cases." This flies in the face of the widely held notion that religious people are pro-life. But according to the survey, people also tend to identify with both "pro-choice" and "pro-life" labels, indicating that the binary may be rather useless. This is visible in almost every demographic group. PRRI's research director, Daniel Cox, points out in the news release that many Americans believe that abortion is morally wrong, but that it should also be leg...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/womens-rights/blog/all-religi...

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