American attitudes toward moral questions change

The latest Gallup poll on moral issues has some interesting results. Of 21 issues surveyed 13 were seen as morally acceptable.

At least seven in 10 U.S. adults say birth control, drinking alcohol, getting a divorce, sex between an unmarried man and woman, gambling, and smoking marijuana are acceptable moral behaviors.

[T]wo-thirds of Americans consider gay or lesbian relations, having a baby outside of marriage and medical research using human embryonic stem cells as acceptable.

Views on abortion are split nearly evenly, with 47% saying it is morally wrong and 44% acceptable

https://news.gallup.com/poll/312929/record-low-say-death-penalty-morally-acceptable.aspx

The US is the most religious western democracy but even there, attitudes toward these moral issues are changing. In most cases there is a sharp divide between liberals and conservatives. For example, 70% of liberals see abortion as morally acceptable as opposed to 18% of conservatives.

What do you think of the changing attitudes of Americans toward these moral issues? 

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