Poll: Majority of Americans Favor Restrictions on Abortion

The Blaze

The abortion debate is often simplified into a “pro-life” and “pro-choice” paradigm, but a new poll shows that views on the controversial procedure are actually quite complicated, with a majority of Americans from both sides favoring significant restrictions.

A new Knights of Columbus-Marist poll found that, on the whole, 84 percent of Americans favor restrictions on abortion. While the majority of self-professed pro-lifers agreed with this sentiment, so too did 69 percent of those who call themselves pro-choice.  Adding to this dynamic, survey respondents were far more likely to believe that there are too many abortions (64 percent) in America than they were to say that there are too few (7 percent).
Marist Poll
Knights of Columbus-Marist Poll