By Dave Andrusko A new Knights of Columbus/Marist Poll shows once again that a majority of Americans support legal limits on abortion, oppose taxpayer funding of abortion, are against laws/regulation which allow women to obtain abortion pills through the mail without seeing a medical professional, and want abortion returned to the states or made illegal …Continue reading "New Knights of Columbus poll find strong support for limitations on abortion and opposition to taxpayer funding of abortion"
By Dave Andrusko Good news out of New Hampshire. Last Saturday, legislation signed in June as part of the budget by Gov. Chris Sununu went into effect. HB2 bans abortions after 24 weeks and requires that abortionists perform an ultrasound before an abortion. The woman would not be required to view the ultrasound image. In …Continue reading "New Hampshire ban on post-24 week abortions went into effect January 1"
By Dave Andrusko President Biden’s job disapprovals hit an all-time high in a new CNBC poll . Thomas Franck explains: Fifty-six percent of voters now say they disapprove of the job Biden is doing, the worst such reading of his presidency as he approaches the end of his first year in office, according to new …Continue reading "President Biden job disapproval numbers hits all time high"
By Brad Wilmouth Frequent consumers of news may be aware of Gallup’s annual poll measuring the “most admired man” in America which is typically announced a few days before New Year’s. The poll was done yearly from 1946 through 2020, with 1976 the only year that was skipped. NewsBusters pointed out a year ago that liberal news media lost interest in …Continue reading "Did Gallup End ‘Most Admired’ 74-Year Polling Tradition to Avoid Trump Placing First?"
By Dave Andrusko Whenever you read something like “Majority oppose overturning Roe v. Wade: poll,” rest assured that the results will indicate the public does not know what Roe legalized and when given only a partial explanation of Roe allow, favors rolling back the “right” to abortion. Such was the headline to Julie Manchester’s story …Continue reading "New Poll supports Mississippi law heard by the Supreme Court, mounting support for reversing Roe v. Wade"
One-third also say they “haven’t heard anything or haven’t heard enough about this issue to have an opinion” whether to overturn Roe. By Dave Andrusko It’s hardly news to pro-lifers that pro-abortionist and their compliant compatriots in the media weaponized polls on abortion to reach the “right” conclusion. That is, that the public is firmly …Continue reading "New poll finds more support than opposition for Mississippi law"
By Dave Andrusko I rely on Gallup, all their biases notwithstanding, because they dig deeper on the question of under what circumstances people believe abortion should be legal. This year (as far as I can tell), they’ve asked questions about how people self-identify (49 % pro-choice versus 47% pro-life); whether abortion is morally acceptable (47%) or morally …Continue reading "What do abortion survey numbers tell us?"
By Tim Graham Benjy Sarlin, a “policy editor” at NBC News with a strong Twitter following (121,000), drew attention from the Republican tweeters on Friday for daring to say that Biden’s polling numbers are really bad at the moment: He didn’t suggest he’s stuck in low polling numbers forever: “As of July, there were lots …Continue reading "NBC Journo on Biden’s Polls: It’s ‘Just Objectively Reaaaaaal Bad Now’"
By Dave Andrusko A new poll, conducted by the University of Mary Washington and Research America Inc., finds newcomer Glenn Youngkin narrowly edging ahead of one-time governor Terry McAuliffe in the contestant to be the Commonwealth’s next chief executive, “To borrow from Mark Twain, the reports of the end of Virginia’s status as a swing …Continue reading "Youngkin edges ahead of McAuliffe among likely Virginia Voters"
By Dave Andrusko A poll of 950 likely Missouri voters conducted by St. Louis University/YouGov found that 56% of Missourians support HB 126, the “Heartbeat Bill” passed by the Missouri General Assembly in 2019. Only 33% did not agree in a poll conducted July 19-29. The question (one among many) asked whether the respondent agreed or …Continue reading "New poll finds strong support for Missouri bill prohibiting abortion after 8 weeks"
By Dave Andrusko National Right to Life News Today posts many stories about what public opinion polls supposedly reveal about Americans’ views on abortion. Why? For many reasons, but primarily (a) to reinforce the truth, hidden in plain sight because it is obscured by the major media, that we are much closer to where the …Continue reading "Pushing, polling, and push polling"
By Dave Andrusko On Friday we took a deep dive into the new AP-NORC poll headlined “Most say restrict abortion after 1st trimester.” The core of their analysis was neatly summarized in one paragraph: 61% of Americans say abortion should be legal in most or all circumstances in the first trimester of a pregnancy. However, …Continue reading "Following up on the latest AP poll on abortion showing strong opposition to 2nd and 3rd trimester abortions"