Abortion & Reproductive Issues

American Catholics on the Issues by Religious Attendance

[09.01.2015]

A new PRRI/RNS survey released last week highlights important racial and ethnic divides in the U.S. Catholic population—and new analysis shows that Catholics are also divided by religious participation as well. The survey, in the field August 5-11, found that Catholics who report attending religious services regularly express greater opposition to legal abortion and same-sex marriage—consistent with Church teachings—but also demonstrate less support for addressing economic inequality and climate change issues that […]

Map: American Attitudes on the Legality and Availability of Abortion Nationwide

[07.30.2015]

Using the American Values Atlas, we look at where Americans in every state stand on the legality and availability of abortion.

Less Than Half of Millennial Women Identify as “Feminist”

[04.15.2015]

Using PRRI’s survey on millennials, sexuality, and reproductive health, we explore millennial feminists—who they are, who they’re not, and what they believe.

Asian-Pacific Islander Millennials: More Liberal on Abortion, Less Religious Than Other Millennials

[04.13.2015]

Millennials are divided on the issue of abortion. The “selfie” generation strays from the traditional “pro-choice” and “pro-life” labels—partly because they don’t unanimously agree on abortion’s legality. PRRI’s millennial, sexuality, and reproductive health survey found that a majority (55 percent) of millennials say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, while 42 percent say it should be illegal in all or most cases. But not all millennials share these views; Asian-Pacific […]

Americans and Millennials Agree: Abortion isn’t Black and White

[04.08.2015]

Americans and millennials alike stray away from the “pro-life” and “pro-choice” labels that have defined the abortion debate for decades.

Media Roundup | Coverage of PRRI’s New Survey on Millennials, Sexuality, and Reproductive Health

[03.30.2015]

The Atlantic, NBC News Latino, Washington Post, New Republic, RNS, Elle Magazine, and Fusion were some of the outlets that covered our new data on millennials.

WATCH: How Race and Religion Shape Millennial Attitudes on Sexuality and Reproductive Health

[03.27.2015]

On Friday, March 27, 2015, the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) released its latest survey, “How Race and Religion Shape Millennial Attitudes on Sexuality and Reproductive Health.” Watch the video of the survey’s release below. PRRI CEO Dr. Robert P. Jones explores the survey’s findings in a conversation with Tina Hoff, a Senior Vice President for the Kaiser Family Foundation and Director of the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Health Communication and Media Partnerships Program; Dr. Krishna […]

Listen to PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones Talk About the American Values Atlas on Interfaith Voices

[03.16.2015]

PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones discusses the breadth of PRRI’s new online, interactive tool on NPR’s Interfaith Voices

10 Things the American Values Atlas Teaches Us About America’s Religious Landscape

[02.25.2015]

Using the newly released American Values Atlas, we explore ten important trends present in America’s evolving religious landscape.

Introducing the American Values Atlas (AVA)

[02.25.2015]

PRRI launched the American Values Atlas (AVA), a new tool allowing users to explore the religious, political, and demographic landscape of the United States, as well as Americans’ attitudes toward political issues, such as immigration, same-sex marriage, and abortion.