The Topic

Ed Morrissey
12 Jul 2018
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Gallup: Two-thirds of Americans don't want Roe overturned

Worth noting, given that all ten Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee will likely reference this Gallup poll when questioning Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearing. According to their survey taken after Anthony Kennedy’s retirement but before Kavanaugh’s nomination, almost two-thirds of Americans oppose overturning Roe v Wade. Whether that should enter into confirmation choices is a more nuanced matter, however:

As the U.S. Senate prepares to hold confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the public is strongly opposed to any attempts to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that made abortion legal nationwide. Currently, 64% of Americans believe Roe v. Wade should stand, while 28% would like to see it overturned. …

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