The following statement is from Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO of Americans United for Life:
“Polling can only be as accurate as the information available to respondents. A combination of misleading poll questions and 45 years of misinformation and fear-mongering about Roe v. Wade by extreme pro-abortion groups like Planned Parenthood has conditioned millions of Americans to believe that overturning Roe v. Wade is tantamount to the apocalypse. What they don’t know is that not only is Roe widely criticized as a poorly reasoned and overly broad decision, even among liberal legal jurists such as Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, but that its repeal would not make abortion illegal nationwide. Abortion would be left to the states, as it was before 1973, and left to the realm of politics where it belongs. And the widespread misconceptions about Roe extend to the ruling itself. A 2013 Pew Research Center study, for example, found that 57 percent of polled adults aged 18 to 29 did not even know that the 1973 case dealt with abortion.”
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