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Originally posted on owen strachan:
The percentage of Americans who identify themselves as “pro-choice” is at the lowest point ever measured by Gallup, according to a new survey released Wednesday.
A record-low 41 percent now identify themselves as “pro-choice,” down from 47 percent last July and 1 percentage point down from the previous record low of 42 percent, set in May 2009. As recently as 2006, 51 percent of Americans described themselves as “pro-choice.
Meanwhile, 50 percent of Americans now consider themselves “pro-life,” one point below Gallup’s record high on the measure.
This is just a poll. Public opinion could and will shift in different directions in coming days. Polls, furthermore, are inexact. I don’t ask polls to do a lot of heavy lifting in my intellectual life. With that said, this is a surprising development, a significant one.
This means that the “culture war”…
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