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Washington, D.C. – The Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) released a national poll Monday of likely voters that found a strong majority of voters support limits on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy and the rejection of abortion on demand.

The poll, which was conducted on the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court’s announcement it would review Mississippi’s 15-week abortion limit and consider the question of whether all “pre-viability” bans on abortion are unconstitutional also found likely voters much more likely to support Republican candidates who back a 15-week limit on abortion versus Democratic candidates who back unlimited abortion.

“Among other findings, this survey of 1,200 likely voters showed that there is a strong center-right coalition that supports the Supreme Court allowing significant limits on abortion. In short, a strong majority of voters oppose unrestricted, abortion on demand, throughout pregnancy. Additionally, this study strongly indicates that the pro-life side of the issue enjoys significantly more intensity than the pro-choice side. Politically, the pendulum has swung decisively in our direction,” said the polling firm OnMessage Inc., in its analysis of the data.

Among the key poll findings:

-53 percent of likely voters said they were more likely to vote for a Republican candidate who supports a 15-week limit on abortion versus just 28 percent of voters who prefer a Democratic candidate who supports unlimited abortion up until the moment of birth.  Independent voters break strongly to the GOP side by a 54 percent to 18 percent margin.

-55 percent of likely voters say they are more likely to support a 15-week limit on abortion when they learn that an unborn child has the capacity to feel pain.

-43 percent of likely pro-life voters identified abortion as being “very important” (10 on a 1-10 importance scale) in deciding their vote for an elected official, while only 29 percent of pro-choice voters said the same.

“The majority of voters reject late-term abortion and the Democratic candidates who shamefully advocate for it. At 15 weeks, unborn children can feel pain, and most European countries limit abortions at this point. There is strong support among the American people for our nation’s laws to finally catch up with science and international norms,” SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser said in a statement announcing the results.

SBA List recently launched a $2 million video ad campaign asserting the humanity of unborn children. The 30 spot is airing on national cable, including on Lifetime and Bravo networks, as well as select streaming services, and in the Washington, D.C. media market on top news stations.

The case before the U.S. Supreme Court is Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.

Peter Roff is a former U.S. News & World Report contributing editor now affiliated with several Washington, D.C. public policy organizations. He appears regularly as a commentator on the One America News network. Reach him by email at [email protected]. Follow him on Twitter @PeterRoff.

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Peter Roff is affiliated with several Washington, D.C. public policy organizations and is a former U.S. News and World Report contributing editor who appears regularly as a commentator on the One America News network. He can be reached by email at [email protected] Follow him on Twitter @PeterRoff.

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Larry
Larry
3 months ago

Thanks Peter for covering this. All abortions are wrong and everyone knows it.

Alfie
Alfie
3 months ago
Reply to  Larry

You have to be just one more CATHOLIC TRAITOR. Try reading the Constitution, not a fairy tale.

David Baker
David Baker
3 months ago
Reply to  Alfie

Please tell us what event occurred during Numb Nuts’ 13th Birthday?

David Baker
David Baker
3 months ago
Reply to  Larry

If women think they’re ‘entitled’ to these procedures, then they should underwrite the costs. This issue is patently a means for socialists to minister to a large portion of a population. Men don’t have babies, so we’re going to be excluded as being ‘victimized’ by that physical trait of females, while women are rallied to maintain their “Reproductive Rights’, which are, of course, legislated by a government they vote for. Women are supposed to have babies, but someone decided they’re not fulfilling their destinies if they get pregnant.

Alfie
Alfie
3 months ago

And the R’s say that they are in favor of freedoms.
This is nothing but surrender to the CATHOLIC TRAITOR FAILURES.

Stephen Russell
Stephen Russell
3 months ago

Hooray awesome news