Subscribe to The Economist today. URL http: It is noted that the CNJ already allows the inclusion of gay couples in the national registry of adoption, therefore this would be the fifth model of filiation, and an important achievement in the civil rights of homosexual families. Thus, when Americans are largely saying that the overall moral tone of their culture is in bad shape and getting worse, they are only marginally thinking of former taboos such as gay and lesbian marriage and sexual behaviors in general. A language and environment for statistical computing.
In fact, while Figure 3 clearly confirms this trend, it also shows that the shift over the past 14 years in moral acceptability of gay and lesbian relations among Americans aged 55 and older is 28 percentage points 27 per cent to 55 per centand the shift among to year-olds has been 27 points, almost exactly the same.
Being conducted online, meant that the majority of participants were highly educated, being mostly higher education students, which probably led to acceptance by the majority of the sample. Regarding the forms of parenthood, Grossi states that the scientific literature highlights four forms of same-sex parent filiation: The first, " What is your opinion regarding the adoption of children by homosexual couples? The long-dividing topic of abortion clearly shows how there is a difference between what Americans think should be legal and what they think is moral.