Abortion & Reproductive Issues

Where Washington, D.C., NYC, and Philadelphia Catholics Differ—and Where They Agree


Ahead of Pope Francis’ trip to the U.S., we take a look at where Catholics in each of the cities he will visit stand on key policy issues.

American Catholics on the Issues by Religious Attendance


PRRI’s latest survey highlighted important racial and ethnic divides in the U.S. Catholic population — and new analysis shows that Catholics are divided by religious participation as well.

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


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”


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


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


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


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


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


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


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