Gallup Poll: Abortion Now Most Divisive Issue in U.S.

According to a recent Gallup poll, data indicates abortion is now the most divisive issue in the U.S. as the partisan divide continues to grow.

Fifty percent of Americans consider abortion morally wrong, according to Gallup’s annual Values and Beliefs poll.

This was the most controversial of 21 issues in the survey of 1,009 Americans, who were asked whether they believe each is morally acceptable or morally wrong. Seventy-three percent of respondents who identified themselves as liberal or very liberal said abortion is acceptable, compared with 23% of respondents who identified as conservative or very conservative. The 50 percentage-point difference is the widest in the poll which was conducted May 1-12.

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