counterattack in the Supreme CourtabortionBut after a big decisionvoteIt showed that 57% of respondents disagreed with the Supreme Court’s decision, and 62% believed that abortion should be legal in all or most circumstances.
With a majority of Conservative members, the U.S. The Supreme Court on June 24 voted to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling, which guaranteed abortion rights, ending nearly 50 years of constitutional protection for abortion. The new decision gives states across the country the power to ban abortions.
Soon after the verdict, the Pew Research Center conducted a survey to find out how people felt about the Supreme Court’s decision.
According to election results released today, 57% of respondents disapprove of the Supreme Court’s decision to nullify abortion rights, with 43% expressing strong disapproval; On the other hand, 41% who supported the ruling, 25% of the public overwhelmingly supported it.
Views on the legality of abortion rights may be divided by partisan support. About 82%DemocratsRepublican and Democratic-leaning independents disapprove of the Supreme Court’s decision, with 66 percent strongly disapproving; Republicans and Republican-leaning independents supported the rule at 70 percent and strongly supported it at 48 percent.
The survey found that 62% of respondents believed abortion should be legal in all (29%) or most (33%) situations; 36% believe it should be illegal in all (8%) or most (28%) situations. This part of the poll was also markedly partisan, with 84% of Democratic supporters saying that all or most positions should be legal, compared to 38% of Republicans.
In terms of racial differences, the majority of Asian and African American respondents are the groups that least agree with the Supreme Court’s ruling, 72% and 67%, respectively.
By age, younger people were less likely to support the ruling than older people. 69% of adults under the age of 30 disapprove, while 55% disapprove strongly. Middle-aged and elderly people over the age of 50 were divided, with 51% and 48% opposing and agreeing, respectively.
Religion is one of the fundamental elements of the abortion rights controversy. The survey showed that 71 percent of white evangelists approve of the Supreme Court’s decision, while 54 percent strongly support it; But 68 percent of African-American Protestants oppose the ruling and 48 percent strongly disapprove. In contrast, non-evangelical white Protestants and Catholics are divided.
The survey was conducted from June 27 to July 4 on 6,174 adults across the United States and has a sampling error of plus or minus 1.8 percentage points.