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58% Oppose Schools Giving Morning-After Pills to Students

Monday, October 01, 2012

More than 50 New York City public high schools are now giving out morning-after anti-pregnancy pills to students as young as 14, and most Americans disagree with that decision.

Just 29% of American Adults agree with the public schools' decision to dispense morning-after pills, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. Fifty-eight percent (58%) disagree, with another 13% who are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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This survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on September 28-29, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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