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Poll: Cheating on Taxes Worse Than Abortion, Marijuana or Gay Sex

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04/11/2006

The Pew Research Center has released "A Barometer of Modern Morals: Sex, Drugs, and the 1040". Here are the results of a poll of 745 people, with the percentages of people classifying each behavior as morally wrong:

  • 85% Married People Having an Affair
  •  79% Not Reporting All Income on Taxes
  •  61% Drinking Alcohol Excessively
  •  52% Having an Abortion
  •  50% Smoking Marijuana
  •  50% Homosexual Behavior
  •  43% Lying to Spare Someone's Feelings 
  • 35% Sex Between Unmarried Adults
  •  35% Gambling
  •  32% Overeating

For a detailed view of the tax question, see here.

This shows more individuals need to read Rothbard.

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