Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Few voters think it’s too hard to get an abortion in America today, but several states are moving to make it harder. Voters still tend to think abortion policy should be set at the federal level, however.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 28% of Likely U.S. Voters say it’s too hard to get an abortion in the United States, but that’s up from a previous high of 25% in September 2014. Thirty-six percent (36%) say it’s too easy, a finding that has run from 33% to 49% in surveying since 2010. Twenty-four percent (24%) rate the level of difficulty as about right, while 11% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on May 16 and 19, 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.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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