Thursday, May 26, 2011
A plurality of voters considers themselves pro-choice on the issue of abortion, but most still consider abortion morally unjust most of the time.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 49% of Likely Voters consider themselves pro-choice on the issue of abortion, while 41% classify themselves as pro-life.
At the same time, 52% believe abortion is morally wrong most of the time. Thirty-two percent (32%) disagree and another 17% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on May 23-24, 2011 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.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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