New Poll Finds Strong Opposition to Roe, Strong Support for Laws that Protect both mother and unborn child

By Dave Andrusko

A new survey commissioned by the Knights of Columbus provides additional evidence the American people reject both abortion on demand  and pitting mothers against their unborn children. Conducted by the Maris College Institute for Public Opinion, the report was released on Monday.

“Almost four decades after the Supreme Court’s decisions in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, which resulted in the almost totally unrestricted abortion regime of today, these decisions continue to be out of step with the vast majority of Americans,” said Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus..

The Knights of Columbus-Marist Poll survey of 1,053 adults found that 51% said they would only allow abortion, at most, in cases of rape, incest or to save the life of the mother or they would not allow it at all. 79% said they would not allow abortion after the first three months of pregnancy.

Another intriguing result was to the question, “Which statement comes closer to your view? One, it is possible to have laws that protect both the health and well-being of a woman and the life or the unborn; or two, it is necessary for laws to choose to protect one and not the other?”

An encouraging 84% said laws can protect them both.

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