Christians are more likely than religiously unaffiliated Americans to see the Supreme Court favorably (69% vs. 51%).
Of those surveyed, 33% said it should be harder for someone to obtain an abortion near them than it is currently.
Majorities in four of the seven states that enacted strict new abortion laws in 2019 say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases.
About six-in-ten U.S. adults say abortion should be legal in all or most cases. There is a large and growing partisan divide on abortion.
As debates over abortion continue in states around the country, a majority of Americans (61%) continue to say that abortion should be legal in all (27%) or most (34%) cases.
As of 2019, public support for legal abortion remains as high as it has been in two decades of polling. Currently, 61% say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, while 38% say it should be illegal in all or most cases. Though abortion is a divisive issue, more than half of U.S. […]
About three-in-four Americans believe that abortion will be legal in 2050. Democrats are more likely than Republicans to say this.
In many European countries and the United States, women do not actually differ significantly from men in their views about abortion.
Today, 58% of Americans say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, while 37% think abortion should be illegal in all or most cases.
Ahead of the Senate’s deliberations over Kavanaugh, here’s a look at where the public stands on some of the major legal, political and social issues that could come before the Supreme Court in the years ahead.