Friday, June 17, 2011
Survey Shows Millenials' Views on Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage, and Contraception
USA Today: MTV teen pregnancy shows prompt pro-abortion rights views: Survey, by Cathy Lynn Grossman:
Many Americans are able to be simultaneously pro-choice and pro-life.
Watching reality shows on unmarried teens such as 16 and Pregnant or Teen Mom makes folks more sympathetic to legal abortion. Call it "The MTV effect."
And, with the exception of support for same-sex marriage, Millennials often think like their parents (but not their grandparents) on values issues.
Those are among the widely varied findings in a new survey on Millennials' views on abortion and same-sex marriage released today by the Public Religion Research Institute. . . .