New Poll Shows Global Support For Elective Abortion Dropping

Brittany M. Hughes | September 22, 2020
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Despite radical leftist efforts to ensure people can kill babies whenever they’re deemed inconvenient, it looks like public opinion on abortion is, however slowly, shifting to a more pro-life position.

According to the Washington Post, a new global survey spanning 25 countries shows that support for limit-free elective abortion “whenever a woman decides she wants one" is down to just 44 percent. And while 70 percent of respondents said they believe abortion should be legal at least some of the time, that number is down 5 points from 2016, when 75 percent said the same.

The poll, which surveyed 17,500 people, is in line with several U.S.-based studies that have found support for abortion – particularly elective abortion without gestation limits – dropping over the years as our increasing understanding of science has further proven the humanity of the unborn.

A Marist poll released last year found that while the vast majority of Americans say abortion should be legal at least some of the time, 75 percent – including 60 percent of Democrats – said it should be limited to, at most, the first three months of pregnancy. Nearly two-thirds of Americans (65%) also said that if the Supreme Court revisits Roe v. Wade then the Court should rule either to allow restrictions as decided by each state or allow states to outlaw abortion.

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