Americans’ Views On Abortion Are Pretty Stagnant. Their Views On The Supreme Court Are Not.
Last Friday, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, eliminating the constitutional right to abortion after almost 50 years. The decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization has sent states scrambling to restrict abortion or expand access.
We’ve found seven polls conducted since Friday that show whether U.S. adults approve or disapprove of the Dobbs decision, and as you can see in the table below, the takeaway is clear: More Americans disapprove of the ruling than approve of it.
Hints of this disapproval loomed large before Friday, too. According to a poll conducted by...