Abortion

100,000 Babies saved from abortion through Focus on the Family's Operation Ultrasound program, which provides grants for machines and sonography training, since its 2004 launch.

Church Life

Swiss churchgoers on why they attend

62%: "I'm just always there"

28%: I enjoy the services.

7%: Because I'm afraid about the afterlife.

5%: Because I believe in God.

Catholicism

8.6 Catholic marriages per 1,000 U.S. Catholics in 1972.

2.6 Catholic marriages per 1,000 U.S. Catholics in 2010.

Politics

I am less likely to support a candidate who is:

Catholic:

Mormon: 16%

Gay: 25%

Mainline:

Mormon: 19%

Gay: 30%

Evangelical

Mormon: 34%

Gay: 65%

Traditional values

46% Americans who say the government should promote traditional values.

57% Americans who said this in 2008.


Related Elsewhere:

See our earlier "Go Figure" postings from July 2011, June 2011, May 2011, April 2011, February 2011, January 2011, December 2010, November 2010, October 2010,September 2010, August 2010, July 2010, June 2010, May 2010, April 2010, March 2010, February 2010, January 2010, December 2009, and earlier issues.

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