Millennial Pro-Life Advocates Are Increasingly Diverse

According to the Public Religion Research Institute, the young generation of anti-abortion advocates (ages 18-29) are “less white, less religious, and have attained higher levels of education” than their senior counterparts. Their research compared the beliefs and demographics of the young pro-lifers to those 65 and older, to see how anti-abortion values have shifted in the 41 years since Roe v. Wade. And though the young advocates represent a wider array of ethnic, religious and educational backgrounds, unlike the general population (in which more than half believe abortion should be illegal), as a whole, only 41 percent of 18-29 year-olds believe the practice should be outlawed …

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