Poll: Voters back abortion rights, funding for Planned Parenthood

Poll: Voters back abortion rights, funding for Planned Parenthood
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A majority of Americans oppose cutting funding of Planned Parenthood and support the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade to legalize abortion, according to a new poll released Friday.

Sixty-two percent of voters oppose cutting Planned Parenthood’s funding, while 31 percent are in favor of doing so, the Quinnipiac University poll found.

And 70 percent of Americans support Roe v. Wade, while 26 percent disagree with the court’s decision.

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In a question giving voters four options on abortion, nine percent said it should be illegal in all cases, while 28 percent said it should be legal in all cases. Thirty-six percent said abortion should be legal in most cases, while 22 percent said it should be illegal in most cases.

The survey was conducted from Jan. 20-25, polling 1,190 American voters across the country. It has a margin of error of 2.8 percentage points.