Poll finds even pro-choice Americans back abortion limits


According to a new Marist College/Knights of Columbus poll, a strong majority of Americans and even a narrow majority of Americans who identify as “pro-choice” support substantial restrictions on abortion, including limiting abortion to the first trimester or not using taxpayer money to fund abortions.
Overall, the poll found that 74 percent of Americans support one or more such restriction, including 54 percent of those who call themselves “pro-choice.”
“The labels really don’t get at people’s actual positions” in abortion debates, said Barbara Carvalho, director of the Marist Poll, in a Monday conference call with reporters.



This is good news! The tide is turning!


Yes. They conducted a similar or maybe the exact same poll about a year ago. I would like to see a side by side comparison. See how the number changes.


I believe it. Very few “pro-choice” people I know are fully pro-choice. Most I know don’t support abortion past the 1st trimester. Many are also bothered by tax payer dollars paying for such a thing.


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