Trafalgar survey finds that 61% of South Carolinians would ban almost all abortions

By Dave Andrusko On the day that the South Carolina House of Representatives is debating the Human Life Protection Act (H5399) comes extremely encouraging news. The Trafalgar Group reports that a survey found that 19.7% believed that abortion should be legal in the first trimester until a fetal heartbeat can be detected, roughly six weeks; …

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Majority supports reasonable rules to protect unborn babies and their mother

By Olivia Gans Turner, President, Virginia Society for Human Life Last month the American Association of Pro-life Obstetricians and Gynecologists released a poll that confirms what pro-life activists have always known: Most people don’t know how far Roe went. It also proves that most people want reasonable rules put in place to protect women and …

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New polls show that minority of British public support abortion being available to 20 weeks

By Right to Life UK According to the latest polling, while 65% of the population in the UK support abortion being available up to 14 weeks, only 39% support abortion being available up to 20 weeks. Polling from Ipsos released this month shows that only 39.8% of the British population and 38.7% of women in the …

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Americans, the reversal of Roe, and the impact on voting this fall

By Dave Andrusko Last Friday we dissected the latest Washington Post–Schar School poll on abortion.  For our purposes here, the headline makes the most important conclusion: “Americans who say abortion should be illegal in most or all cases are also more likely to say they will definitely vote than those who say abortion should be …

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Latest abortion poll: “Americans who say abortion should be illegal in most or all cases are also more likely to say they will definitely vote than those who say abortion should be legal, by 11 points”

By Dave Andrusko The results of the latest Washington Post-Schar School poll on abortion, released today, finds Prof. Mark Rozell “struggl[ing] to wrap my head around this disconnect.” “Nearly two-thirds of Americans say the end of Roe v. Wade represents a ‘major loss of rights’ for women, a Washington Post-Schar School poll finds, but those …

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Following Dobbs decision, new Marquette Survey find “those favoring Roe’s overturning are more motivated to vote in November”

By Dave Andrusko The latest survey from the Marquette University Law School, released yesterday, cuts against the conventional wisdom that the overturning of Roe v. Wade would hurt Republican candidates, who are overwhelmingly pro-life, and benefit Democrats, whose passion to extend and expand abortion is unlimited. The headline to the poll is wordy and slightly …

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Poll show strong support for parental permission and parental notification before a minor can have an abortion

By Dave Andrusko Yesterday Rasmussen Reports reported asking 1,000 Likely Voters “Should parental permission be required before an abortion is performed on girls under 18?”. By a margin of more than 2-to-1, voters believe parental permission should be required before an abortion is performed on girls under 18, with 60% in favor of requiring parental …

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Does Abortion Polling Tell the Truth? 

By Samantha Farnsworth The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) finally overturned Roe v. Wade in late June. The media has been in a frenzy, leftist states are preemptively enshrining nearly unlimited abortion, and Democrats in the U.S. House and Senate are desperately trying to legislate unrestricted abortion till birth.  How does the public …

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New Harvard/Harris poll has much encouraging results for pro-lifers

By Dave Andrusko At the risk of stating the obvious, it is more important than ever to carefully read surveys on abortion now that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade. Doubly so for the latest Harvard-Harris poll which probes many dimensions of the abortion issue. Hint: they are very encouraging. By way of …

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Harvard/Harris poll offers very encouraging results on abortion questions

By Dave Andrusko No one would ever suspect that abortion polls conducted by Harvard/Harris would be tilted in a pro-life direction. That’s why the results of the latest poll, conducted May 18-19, are a real shocker. #1. “Plurality of Voters Say abortion should only be permitted in cases of rape or incest.” 43% to be …

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