The Poll Tells a Tale

Anyone who knows me personally knows that I am not a pessimist; however, what I am going to say might cause angst among some in the pro-life and pro-family movement, especially Catholics. A recent Gallup poll exposed three terrible truths. First, we are not succeeding in transforming hearts and minds to cultivate and sustain a . . . Read more

Contraception: The Gateway to Moral Decay

Based on the findings of a recent Gallup poll released on May 30, Americans are becoming more accepting of a number of controversial issues. At the top of Gallup’s list of 19 issues was contraception, of which 90 percent of Americans approve, followed by divorce at 69 percent and premarital sex at 66 percent. Others . . . Read more

HLI in the News: Fr. Boquet Comments on U.S. Morality Poll

As LifeSiteNews.com reports, a new Gallup poll on morality shows that a large majority of Americans feel that a number of issues considered mortal sins in the Catholic Church are “morally acceptable” to them personally. Human Life International President Father Shenan Boquet reacted to the poll saying the results show the need for faith leaders . . . Read more

Americans Find Suicide Wrong–But Split on Assisted Suicide

The results of a poll released by Gallup on May 31, 2011 paints a startling picture of American morality. Gallup’s 2011 Values and Beliefs poll gauged the moral acceptability of 17 different issues, with the closest divide over doctor-assisted suicide. While an overwhelming majority (80%) found suicide “morally wrong,” only 48% felt the same way . . . Read more