2005 LA Times. 53
percent said abortions should always be illegal (12
percent) or illegal except for rape, incest, or the life
of the mother (41 percent). 43
percent said abortion should always (24 percent) or legal
most of the time (19 percent).
2005 Virginia Commonwealth University.
56 percent believe abortions should always be
illegal (12 percent) or allowed only in cases of rape or
incest or when the pregnancy directly endangers the
mother's physical health (44 percent).
percent said abortion should always be legal.
2005 CBS News.
53 percent of respondents said all or most abortions
should not be permitted.
33 percent abortion should be permitted for rape,
incest, and the life of the mother.
15 percent permitted for the life of mother only. 5
percent said it should never be permitted.
43 percent support abortion in all cases (28
percent) or with greater restrictions (15 percent).
2005 Gallup Poll
59 percent of Americans say they oppose all or most
2005 The Polling Company, Inc/ Woman Trend 62
percent said abortion should never be legal (17 percent),
legal only when the mother’s life is in danger (14
percent), legal only when the mother’s life is in
danger, or cases of rape and incest.
percent said abortion should be legal for any reason in
the first 3 months (21 percent), legal for any reason
during the first 6 months (4 percent), legal for any
reason at any time during pregnancy (10 percent).
Position Scores Big In Nov '04. Elections.
Bush and other candidates benefited from their pro-life
positions on November 2nd. A post election poll
Worldwide found that abortion affected the way 42% of
voters voted. 56% voted of those 42 % voted for
President Bush. Only 36% voted for Senator
John Kerry. This translates into a 9 percent
advantage for President Bush (56% of 42% is 24%. 36% of
42%--15%. 24%-15%=9%) among those who say abortion
affected their vote. Eight percent said (continue)
April 2004 Poll-56 Percent Hold A Pro-Life View.
as abortion advocates were holding their first
demonstration in years, a new Zogby Poll shows that
America is firmly pro-life. Zogby’s poll
conducted between April 15-17, 2004 found the following
percent believe abortion should never be legal, be
legal when the life of the mother is in danger or be
legal in cases of rape or incest. This means
that 56 percent of Americans believe that over 95
percent of all abortions should be illegal. Only
13 percent believe support abortion rights
advocates’ position that abortion should be legal
percent of America’s 18-29 year olds believe that
abortion should never be legal or only be legal when
the life of the mother is in danger or in cases of
rape or incest. (More
Are Decidedly Pro-Life & Oppose Abortion
August 2003 Gallup opinion poll found that 72
percent of 13-17 year olds say that abortion is morally
wrong. 32 percent think abortions should be illegal
in all circumstances, and 47 percent said that abortions
should be legal only in certain circumstances. Only
19 percent believe abortion should be legal in all
circumstances. The Pro-life message rocks among
teens. (Check the stories below for other
polls and commentary). Continue
B. Anthony List's Collection Of Polls.
an excellent series of polls collected by the Susan B.
Advocacy Study Shows Women Do Not Support Abortion
new study by an abortion advocacy group, the Center For
Gender Equality, shows the progress the right to life
message is making across the country. The study
notes that "only 28% of women today believe abortion
should be generally available to those who want it.
Altogether, 70% favor more restrictions on abortion,
including 17% who say there should be stricter limits than
there currently are, 40% who think abortion should only be
allowed in cases of rape, incest, or to save the woman's
life, and 13% who think abortion should not be permitted
under any circumstances." Continue
read about the political advantage of the pro-life
position from National Right to Life.
Pro-Life Shift Continues
years after the right to life movement was given up for
dead with the election of radical abortion supporter Bill
Clinton and, blamed even by our friends for his election,
there’s an increasing amount of good right to life news.
A recent Pro-Choice America postcard says that “since
1995, states have enacted 335 anti-choice measures.
The U.S. Congress has cast 148 votes on reproductive
rights and health related issues. Pro-choice
Americans lost all but 25 of those votes.”
demonstrates a shift in the nation’s beliefs about
abortion. Even the name Pro-Choice America is a good
30 years of legal access to abortion and hundreds of
millions abortion advocacy dollars, America is becoming
increasingly pro-life. Recent polling data represents a
marked pro-life shift.
Wirthlin poll released last week reported 68 percent
of respondents support "restoring legal
protection for unborn children."
percent favor nominees to the Supreme Court "who
would uphold laws that restore legal protection to
percent told Zogby that “if a relative or close
friend told you she was pregnant and wanted to get an
abortion” they would either “tell her abortion is
wrong” (32.7 percent) or advise against her decision
(34.7 percent). Only 19.1 percent would advise her to
go ahead “if she thinks it is right.” Continue