Here Are the Most and Least Morally Acceptable Things in 2019

Gallup does a poll every year that asks Americans if they think different things are morally acceptable or not.  And they just released this year’s results.  Here are a bunch of different issues, and where people stand on them in 2019 . . .

  1. Using birth control. 92% say it’s morally okay.

 

  1. Drinking alcohol.  79% say it’s morally okay.

 

  1. Divorce, 77%.  That’s the highest it’s ever beensince the poll launched in 2001.  Back then, only 59% said it was okay.

 

  1. Sex before marriage, 71%.  Again, the highest it’s ever been.

 

  1. Gambling, 68%.

 

  1. Smoking pot, 65%.

 

  1. Being gay, 63%.  67% was the all-time high last year.

 

  1. The death penalty, 60%.

 

  1. Wearing fur, 53%.  Down from 60% last year.

 

  1. Abortion, 42%.  That one’s held pretty steady over the years.

 

  1. Pornography, 37%.  Down from 43% last year.

 

  1. Cloning animals, 31%.  And only 12% said cloning humans would be okay.

 

  1. Having an affair, only 9% of people think it’s morally acceptable.

 

(Gallup)