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Unformatted text preview: 12-7-09 Review: Culture Wars: Abortion How polarized are Americans over abortion? So, is abortion a major culture war issue? Or evidence of elite polarization? Current Statistics: http://www.pollingreport.com/abortion.htm Homosexuality – Are our feelings the same? Fiorina argues that Americans are more tolerant about homosexuality now than in the 1980s, and that increasingly Americans think homosexual relations should be legal. (114, 115) Support for non-discrimination in employment is nearly universal today (116). While Region and Age show up as significant factors in how homosexuality is viewed, gender, religion and race do not. So, is Fiorina right that difference on this issue (like race) will wither over time? http://www.pollingreport.com/civil.htm ...
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- Fall '09