National Right to Life: Recognizable and Influential

By Dave Andrusko

(left to right) NRL Executive Director Dr. David N. O'Steen, NRL President Carol Tobias, and Fred Barnes at NRL's national convention in Jacksonville, Florida

A new Rasmussen Report offers proof positive just how recognizable and influential National Right to Life actually is.

Rasmussen surveyed 1,000 likely voters June 30-July 1 to find out what they thought about seven major organizations–the AMA, the AARP, the NRA, the Heritage Foundation, the National Right to Life Committee, the National Education Association, and the Sierra Club.

There are several notable components to the public’s attitude towards NRLC. First, it should be noted, it only made sense that Rasmussen would ask about NRLC. It is the largest, most organized, and best known pro-life organization in the United States.

Second, although the press is no friend of ours, 44% of the respondents had a favorable opinion of NRL compared to 38% who had an unfavorable opinion—a net of +6%.

Third, and very revealing, 25% had a very favorable opinion of NRL (the intensity factor, if you will). Of the seven organizations, only the NRA had a greater “very favorable” opinion (29%) than NRL.

In fact no one else was even close. The next highest “very favorable” was 18%.

There is a reason you are reading National Right to Life News Today and giving to the National Right to Life Committee. You know intuitively what Rasmussen found out by survey: National Right to Life is making a difference in the fight to save unborn babies.

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