Poll: Support for Abortion Rights Is Strong, Even Among Most Religious Groups

Yonat Shimron of Religion News Service reports that a new poll conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute found that a majority of religious Americans support abortion rights. White evangelicals, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Latter-day Saints, and Hispanic Protestants were exceptions to the finding. Shimron writes, “Only a third of Americans say their religious beliefs dictate their views of abortion.” The survey also found widespread rejection of a proposed federal abortion ban, with only 12 percent of respondents supporting the bill’s passage.

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