Most Americans consider gambling to be morally acceptable

June 12th, 2016 by Fire Casinos

Most Americans consider gambling to be morally acceptable

According to a recent Gallup Poll which was conducted between the 4th and 8th of May 2016, 67% of Americans believe that gambling is morally acceptable. There were a number of other interesting results. Among the findings; 89% consider birth control as morally acceptable; 72% consider divorce as morally acceptable; 43% consider abortion as morally acceptable; 18% consider suicide as morally acceptable, and 10% consider married men and women having an affair as morally acceptable.

The complete results of the Gallup Poll are as follow:

Moral Acceptability

Regardless of whether you think it should be legal, for each one, please tell me whether you personally believe that it is morally acceptable or morally wrong.

Highly acceptable
Birth control 89%

Largely acceptable
Divorce 72%
Sex between an unmarried man and woman 67%
Gambling 67%
Having a baby outside of marriage 62%
Medical research using stem cells obtained from human embryos 60%
Gay or lesbian relations 60%
The death penalty 59%
Buying and wearing clothing made of animal fur 59%

Contentious
Medical testing on animals 53%
Doctor-assisted suicide 53%
Abortion 43%

Largely unacceptable
Sex between teenagers 37%
Pornography 34%
Cloning animals 34%

Highly unacceptable
Suicide 18%
Polygamy 14%
Cloning humans 13%
Married men and women having an affair 10%

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