Interesting numbers coming out of a CNN poll, saying thirty-eight percent of Americans believe abortion should be illegal in most circumstances, but legal in a few. Another twenty percent said abortion should never be legal at all, bringing the grand total of people who believe that abortion should be at least mostly banned up to fifty-eight percent. Twenty-seven percent said abortion should be legal in all circumstances, and the remaining thirteen percent said abortion should generally be legal.
CNN Polling Director Keating Holland had this to say about the findings: "Only a minority of the rank-and-file members of both [Republicans and Democrats] take an extreme position on the issue, with just 31% of Republicans calling for a complete ban on abortion and just 32% of Democrats saying that abortion should be legal in all circumstances" ... Discuss