Poll finds majority of Americans support abortion limitations

President Joe Biden and other progressive Democrats just received some bad news regarding their partisan agenda.

As a new poll found, a clear majority of Americans support at least some legal limits on abortion.

Nearly half of Democrats want restrictions

The Knights of Columbus/Marist survey asked 1,004 adults between Jan. 4 and Jan. 9 for their thoughts on the hot-button issue. In a broad sense, 55% of respondents labeled themselves pro-choice, another 40% said they were pro-life, and the remaining 5% were unsure.

Despite those designations, however, more than 7 in 10 participants told pollsters that they support legal limits on abortion.

Broken down by party, 93% of Republicans, 70% of independents, and even 49% of Democrats shared that opinion.

Furthermore, 81% of those polled said that laws can be written to protect both pregnant women and their unborn babies.

Another significant finding in the poll’s results was the fact that 54% of Americans oppose taxpayer funding being used to fund domestic abortions. Nearly 3 in 4 respondents were opposed to such funds going to support abortions overseas.

“Different answers in Mississippi and New York”

Pollsters further determined that 63% of Americans are opposed to new federal rules allowing abortion-inducing drugs to be sent through the mail. A full three-fourths of respondents also oppose forcing health care professionals to perform abortions if they are personally opposed to such procedures.

Generally speaking, it appears that the majority of American voters reject the far-left abortion agenda being pursued by the Biden administration and many Democratic lawmakers.

This poll was conducted as the U.S. Supreme Court was set to consider Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case challenging the Mississippi law banning abortions performed more than 15 weeks into a pregnancy. The decision could result in a partial reversal of prior abortion precedents.

Based on certain remarks by the court’s conservative majority during oral arguments in the case, many pundits believe it is likely that the majority ruling will uphold the controversial state law, though a decision is not expected until this summer.

As Justice Brett Kavanaugh argued at the time: “Why should this court be the arbiter rather than Congress, the state legislatures, state supreme courts, the people being able to resolve this? And there will be different answers in Mississippi and New York, different answers in Alabaman than California.”

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