Women's Health Protection Act & Abortion Attitudes Research Findings

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No matter their personal beliefs, most Americans believe abortion should be legal and would support Congress passing a new federal law to protect women’s access to care--according to a poll released by the Center for Reproductive Rights. The survey of 1,877 voting-age adults in the United States sought to gauge attitudes towards women’s health as Congress debates stripping away reproductive care and state legislatures continue to pass hundreds of restrictions limiting access to services.

The poll suggests politicians working to rob women of their right to safe and legal care are dramatically out of step with their constituents. Nearly seven out of 10 (69 percent) Americans support upholding Roe v. Wade and roughly two-thirds (66 percent) support women having access to reproductive health care in their community.