Pew Research Center reports and data on views toward abortion in the United States and around the world.
U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Partial Birth Abortion Cases
Revisiting a set of issues it last considered in 2000, a U.S. Supreme Court that has since become more conservative will hear oral arguments next week in two partial birth abortion cases. The changes in the court’s composition raise the possibility of a different outcome this time.
States Probe Limits of Abortion Policy
The U.S. Supreme Court may loom largest in the legal history of abortion in the United States, but state capitols from the 1800s to today have been the crucibles of America’s evolving abortion policies. Stateline.org highlights the pivotal role that states continue to play in setting abortion policy.
A Barometer of Modern Morals
Cheating on your taxes, cheating on your spouse and other questions of right and wrong
Diminishing Divide on Cultural Issues?
Even as divisive policy debates continue, public acceptance of homosexual marriage, adoption and military has increased.