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Most Voters Don’t See a Threat to Roe v. Wade

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Just after the 46th anniversary of the landmark abortion case Roe v. Wade, most voters are pro-choice and think the ruling is likely to stick for years to come.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 56% of Likely U.S. Voters consider themselves pro-choice on the issue of abortion, up from 51% in May, while 36% consider themselves pro-life. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 20-21, 2019 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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