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Support for Roe V. Wade Remains Strong and Consistent

An overwhelming majority of Americans don’t want to see the Roe V. Wade overturned by the Supreme Court, according to a new Pew Research poll. The poll found only 29 percent want to see the historic abortion decision overturned, while 63 percent want it to remain. From Pew:


Interestingly, support for Roe v. Wade has remain mostly unchanged over the past twenty years. There has been only a tiny increase in support since 1992. By comparison, other culture war issue such as same-sex marriage and drug policy have seen dramatic changes in the last decade.

Given the remarkably steady state of opinion on this matter it will remain a political football for the foreseeable future.

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Jon Walker

Jon Walker

Jonathan Walker grew up in New Jersey. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 2006. He is an expert on politics, health care and drug policy. He is also the author of After Legalization and Cobalt Slave, and a Futurist writer at