Tag Archives: Gallup

Another dubious interpretation of Gallup’s survey on abortion

By Dave Andrusko As we’ve explained before Gallup annually conducts what it calls its “Values and Beliefs poll” which it then mines for the rest of the year. Each subsequent post builds on the previous one[s], sometimes

Latest Gallup numbers very encouraging for pro-lifers

By Dave Andrusko If memory serves me right, it is usually around the beginning of May that Gallup conducts with it calls its annual Values and Beliefs survey. The results trickle out over the next couple of

Gallup’s latest poll on euthanasia and “doctor-assisted suicide”

By Dave Andrusko As tricky–or as deliberately misleading–as polls on abortion can be, those taken on euthanasia can be almost as bewildering and every bit as confounding. Under the headline, “Euthanasia Still Acceptable to Solid Majority in

Gallup poll a gold mine of useful information and misleading inferences

By Dave Andrusko As is always the case with Gallup and abortion, the latest post from veteran Gallup writer Lydia Saad is informative. In places it also makes you scratch your head and occasionally it’s deeply misleading.

Slight change in self-identification on abortion, more important results underplayed in latest Gallup poll

  By Dave Andrusko In findings from its latest “Values and Beliefs survey,” conducted May 8-11, Gallup says that 47% of Americans consider themselves to be pro-choice and 46% consider themselves to be pro-life. In May 2013,

America much more pro-life than most Americans realize, Gallup finds

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. While my family and I are on vacation, we are running some of our favorite NRL News Today stories from the last four months, entries from our “Roe at 40″ series, and

Suicide views depend on how question phrased, Gallup finds

By Burke J. Balch, J.D., director of NRLC’s Powell Center for Medical Ethics Editor’s note. While my family and I are on vacation, we are running some of our favorite NRL News Today stories from the last

Continued improvement in the percentage of Americans who identify as Pro-Life

By Dave Andrusko Yesterday NRL News Today carried a story about the vastly under-reported truth that a poll that appeared in the Texas Tribune showed both a whopping support for a ban on abortions after 20 weeks

Gallup finds enormous shift in party affiliation, Romney the beneficiary

By Dave Andrusko In the reporting trade, it’s called “burying the lead”—talking about what is most important in the story not at the beginning but often waaay into the story. I’m not sure how you would categorize

Romney is moving up in swing states; ahead nationally by six, according to Gallup, four, according to Rasmussen

By Dave Andrusko http://twitter.com/daveha One of the many nice things about updating NRL News Today throughout the day is that you can include new polling data. What we’re hearing so far today continues the theme of a

Romney retains lead in Gallup, leads also in Politico/GWU Battleground poll

By Dave Andrusko In anticipation of tonight’s third and final presidential debate, when we post our late afternoon/early evening National Right to Life News Today stories, we’ll probably be updating the polls yet again. Here’s what we

Gallup concludes “Obama appears to be losing momentum”

By Dave Andrusko http://twitter.com/daveha “With three weeks to go in the campaign, Obama appears to be losing momentum, and now trails Romney by four percentage points among likely voters.”       —  Lydia Saad, Gallup. Gallup today explained