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Morality In USA

Who/what defines morality?

29% (14) Religion
41% (20) Personal judgment
29% (14) Collective reasoning (by society or government)

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Does a secular government have the right to enforce morality? ie. Should abortion be a personal choice, with no state-government interference, in Wyoming?

34% (16) Yes
42% (20) No
23% (11) Depends

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Should media such as movies and video games be available to all ages regardless of its content rating (ie, PG-13, R, MA).

27% (13) Yes, there is no apparent harm
54% (26) No, age restrictions are appropriate
31% (15) Why not? Children (minors) now-a-days are already very exposed to violence, cursing, and sexuality.

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Is morality today changing or declining?

52% (25) Changing: As times change, peoples' perceptions of how to behave are bound to evolve.
47% (23) Declining: People tend to do whatever they please and disregard notions of right and wrong.

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Why shouldn't the government create and enforce marriage laws?

22% (11) Marriage is an aspect of religion. Government should be secular.
20% (10) It should to create order and maintain morality
56% (27) People should be allowed to marry whoever they please

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During the 1700s, in the south, was racism justifiable? note: most of our founding founders were racist

25% (12) Yes, because it was widely accepted and taught. Most colored people were slaves so it is no surprise that whites perceived themselves to be superior.
75% (36) No, the moral "all men are created equal" was and will always hold true.

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Would you support nationwide recreational use of marijuana?

54% (26) Yes
45% (22) No

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Are the double standards in USA acceptable?

37% (18) No, women get the short end of the stick
27% (13) No, men are always expected to be courteous
35% (17) Yes, double standards exist for a reason

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Since America claims to be a secular government, should practices like the president placing his hand on the Bible when being sworn into office be revised?

37% (18) Yes, a secular government should not contain any trace of religion within it
37% (18) No, it is an American tradition that should be upheld
25% (12) I do not care

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In Luzerne County, Pa, a women was given a ticket for disorderly conduct for calling someone an "asshole" in public. Should profanity laws be enforced?

18% (9) Yes, children may hear, besides excessive profanity should be accounted as a misdemeanor.
37% (18) No, enforcing such laws conflicts with the first amendment.
43% (21) Depends on the severity of the situation

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This poll was created on 2013-09-21 22:48:58 by aaaaaaaaaam
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