By Jon Dougherty
A new survey underscores Americans’ disdain for Democrats’ radical Left-wing push to make abortion legal right up to, and even slightly beyond, the moment of birth.
According to the new poll from NPR, PBS and Marist, while most still support upholding Roe v. Wade and identify as ‘pro-choice,’ fewer than one-in-five voters share Democrats’ desire for abortion on demand without any limits ever:
Three-quarters of Americans say they want to keep in place the landmark Supreme Court ruling, Roe v. Wade, that made abortion legal in the United States, but a strong majority would like to see restrictions on abortion rights…
What the survey found is a great deal of complexity — and sometimes contradiction among Americans…Even though Americans are solidly against overturning Roe, a majority would also like to see abortion restricted in various ways.
In a separate question, respondents were asked which of six choices comes closest to their view of abortion policy. In all, 61% said they were in favor of a combination of limitations that included allowing abortion in just the first three months of a pregnancy (23%); only in cases of rape, incest or to save the life of the woman (29%); or only to save the life of the woman (9%)…
Eighteen percent said abortion should be available to a woman any time she wants during her entire pregnancy. At the other end of the spectrum, 9% said it should never be permitted under any circumstance.
So yes, a vast majority want to keep abortion legal but nearly as many want new restrictions on the procedure…including not allowing women to go to term and then just decide to end their baby’s life for [insert reason here] while claiming ‘my doctor said it was okay.’
“If you add up the coalition of pro-life positions (very limited exceptions, life of the mother, or totally banned), you get to 47 percent of the public — nearly 30 points higher than the ‘abortion throughout the entire pregnancy’ posture increasingly adopted by the Democratic Party,” writes Guy Benson at TownHall.
“In other words, there is far greater popular support for measures like fetal heartbeat bills than there is for the new consensus of the Democratic field of presidential candidates,” he added.
On that note, here’s something even more uplifting:
She was in crisis and was going to have an abortion—but instead she found an adoptive family.
Take 18 seconds to hear it. pic.twitter.com/jPYyJZ9yOw
— Lyndsey Fifield (@lyndseyfifield) June 6, 2019
Americans, by and large, are not supportive of wholesale baby murder. Never have been and likely we never will be.
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