Poll: Overwhelming Majority of Americans Want Abortion Industry Held to Higher Medical Standards
Michael J. New-CNS News/MRC : Dec 10, 2019
...The poll also found that 70 percent want to hold abortion facilities to the same standards as hospitals.
[LiveAction.org] Last month, the pro-life group Americans United for Life (AUL) released the results of a survey on abortion clinic regulations commissioned through YouGov. The results indicated that super-majorities of Americans favor common sense regulations abortion facilities. (Image: screengrab-Disgusting conditions at a Michigan abortion clinic /via LiveAction)
Specifically, it found that 75 percent of respondents think that abortion doctors should be held to the same medical standards as any other physicians. Similarly, the poll also found that 70 percent want to hold abortion facilities to the same standards as hospitals. Finally, the results indicate that 78 percent of respondents believe physicians performing abortions should be able to transfer patients directly to emergency rooms.
These new polling results are welcome addition to the ongoing national debate over sanctity of life issues. While there is probably more polling data on abortion than any other public policy issue—many specific abortion policy questions have often received little attention from pollsters or survey research firms.
For instance, Gallup has asked respondents if they are "pro-life" or "pro-choice" over 50 times since 1995. However, they have only asked about limits on third trimester abortions six times, waiting periods four times, and parental involvement laws five times... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here
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