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What percentage of the population are gays or lesbians? What percentage of Americans think doctor-assisted suicide is morally acceptable?

When asked to guess what percentage of the population are gays or lesbians, Americans estimate, on average, that 25% are. A new, population-based survey puts the actual number of adults who identify themselves as lesbian, gay, or bisexual at 3.5%.Gallup Poll

Doctor-assisted suicide is now the most divisive cultural issue in Gallup’s Values and Beliefs poll, with 45% of Americans saying it is morally acceptable and 48% saying it is morally wrong.Gallup Poll

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