50% Still Say Abortion Is Morally Wrong
As the Roman Catholic Church softens its stance on women who receive abortions, most U.S. voters remain pro-choice on the issue but half still see abortions as morally wrong in most cases.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 52% of Likely U.S. Voters consider themselves pro-choice on the issue of abortion, while 42% say they are pro-life. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 21-22, 2016 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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