Americans do NOT want a women’s basic right for abortion going anywhere….
One would think that the Supreme’s get the message….
Several Red State ‘s don’t….
More than three-quarters of Americans say they believe Roe v. Wade should be upheld, but a strong majority say they would like to see restrictions added to the ruling too, according to a new poll.
An NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll released Friday found that 77 percent of respondents said the Supreme Court should uphold the landmark decision that established a woman’s right to abortion in some form.
According to the poll, 26 percent of Americans want to keep Roe v. Wade in place, but add more restrictions. The survey found that a strong majority, 61 percent, said they favored a combination of limitations on abortion.
Twenty-three percent of those polled said they favored allowing abortion in only the first three months of a pregnancy; 29 percent said they favored abortion only in cases of rape, incest or to save the life of the woman; and 9 percent said they favored the procedure only to save the life of the woman.
According to the poll, 14 percent said they want to keep Roe v. Wade but reduce some of the restrictions, while 21 percent said they want to expand the ruling to establish the right to have an abortion under any circumstance.
Only 13 percent of Americans, including one-third who identify themselves as “pro-life” said they want to overturn the Supreme Court ruling, the poll found….