Gallup: Social Issues
MAY 25, 2016
- Majority continues to say state of morals getting worse
- Americans most likely to describe morals in U.S. as "poor"
- Republicans, GOP leaners most negative on state of morals
Americans remain far more likely to say the state of moral values in the U.S. is getting worse (73%) than to say it is getting better (20%). Over a 15-year trend, solid majorities have consistently viewed the direction of the country's values negatively, ranging from 67% in 2002 and 2003 to 82% in 2007.