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Questions - Abortion - March 7-8, 2011

Americans Think New State Laws Will Reduce Number of Abortions
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted March 7-8, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* How closely have you followed news reports about a proposed new abortion law in Texas?

 

 

2* Generally speaking, on the issue of abortion, do you consider yourself pro-choice or pro-life?

 

3* A proposal has been made that would require pregnant women to see a sonogram of their fetus and listen to its heartbeat before having an abortion. Do you favor or oppose such a proposal?

 

4* Suppose that a law was passed requiring pregnant women to see a sonogram of their fetus and listen to its heartbeat before having an abortion. How likely is it that such a law reduce the number of abortions?

 

 

5* A proposal has been made that would require a three-day waiting period and counseling before having an abortion. Do you favor or oppose such a proposal?

 

 

6* Suppose a law was passed that would require a three-day waiting period and   counseling before having an abortion. How likely is it that such a law reduce the number   of abortions?

 

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence