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Abortion vs. homosexuality - trends since the 1970s

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanApr 26, 2009 4:47 PM

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One of the arguments of some younger social conservatives (e.g., Ross Douthat) is that while the abortion wars are in stasis, the Right is losing ground when it comes to opposition to gay marriage. Is this true? Below are charts from the GSS with each column representing a year, from the mid-1970s to the 2000s (not necessarily every year, but every few years).

Looks like Ross is right.

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