Analysis misses where public opinion is on abortion while painting glowing picture of Cecile Richards

By Dave Andrusko The headline to the story “Americans Haven’t Changed Their Mind Much On Abortion, But They Have On Other ‘Cultural’ Issues” is both accurate and very misleading. While Clare Malone’s headline is true enough —opinion has changed much more on other “social issues” than it has on abortion—she leaves a misleading impression about …

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Gallup’s “Common Ground,” While Useful, Obscures that Public Closer to Pro-Life Side

By Dave Andrusko Yesterday we made an opening run at the latest Gallup numbers. After reading Lydia Saad’s analysis [“Plenty of Common Ground Found in Abortion Debate: ‘Pro-choice’ and ‘pro-life’ Americans agree on 9 of 17 policies tested”] and looking at the numbers themselves, there are lots of little items that you’d miss on even …

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