Abortion & Reproductive Issues
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.
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 alike stray away from the “pro-life” and “pro-choice” labels that have defined the abortion debate for decades.
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.
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 […]
PRRI CEO Robert P. Jones discusses the breadth of PRRI’s new online, interactive tool on NPR’s Interfaith Voices
Using the newly released American Values Atlas, we explore ten important trends present in America’s evolving religious landscape.
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.
Last Sunday on NBC’s Meet the Press, conservative activist and chair of the Faith and Freedom Coalition Ralph Reed said Millennials (Americans ages 18 to 33) are “more pro-life than Baby Boomers and older Americans.” Political columnist Ron Fournier with National Journal quickly disagreed, arguing Millennials are equally pro-life as older Americans. After the broadcast, PunditFact endeavored to set the record straight and relies on PRRI data to do so.
PRRI’s Dr. Robert Jones Discusses Surprising Findings from Global Catholic Poll on NPR’s Interfaith Voices[02.17.2014]
On Sunday, Dr. Robert Jones, CEO of Public Religion Research Institute, appeared on NPR’s Interfaith Voices to discuss with host Maureen Fiedler the findings of a recent Univision poll that finds a large divide between Catholics around the world and the Vatican when it comes to social issues. Listen to their conversation about the numbers on same-sex marriage, contraception and abortion, the role of women in the church, and Pope Francis here.