49% Say It's Immoral, Yet 51% Say Keep It Legal Anyway?
That's quite a disconnect between our consciences and our actions.
Pew Research has a few interesting facts and charts on how we view abortion these days.
"There’s a difference between what Americans think should be legal and what they think is moral. About half of Americans (49%) say that having an abortion is morally wrong, while 15% think it is morally acceptable and 23% say it is not a moral issue."
Yet "[w]hen asked directly about the legality of abortion, 51% of U.S. adults say it should be legal in all or most cases, compared to 43% who say it should be illegal all or most of the time."
"Roughly six-in-ten Americans (62%) know that Roe v. Wade was a decision about abortion, but among adults under 30 years old, only 44% know."