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Questions - Health Care Lawsuit - May 22-23, 2012

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted May 22-23, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports


1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about a new lawsuit challenging a portion of President Obama's national health care law?


2* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of the Catholic Church?


3* Should health insurance companies be required by law to cover all government-approved contraceptives for women, without co-payments or other charges to the patient?


4* The requirement to provide contraceptives for women violates deeply held beliefs of some churches and religious organizations. If providing such coverage violates the beliefs of a church or religious organization, should the government still require them to provide coverage for contraceptives?


5* Many Catholic organizations have filed a lawsuit claiming the president’s health care law violates their deeply held religious beliefs. If the health care law is not overturned or changed, Catholic hospitals and other service providers have said they will shut down rather than compromise their beliefs. How likely is it that Catholic hospitals and other service providers would actually shut down rather than implement the health care law?


NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence