Monday, October 05, 2009

America's pro-life, pro-abortion gap oh so slight

Charlie Butts - OneNewsNow - 10/5/2009 4:30:00 AM

A recent poll indicates Americans are more pro-life than ever.

A Pew Research Center poll conducted in 2008 showed those who favor keeping abortion legal outnumbered those with a pro-life view 54 to 40 percent. But the latest poll, the results of which were released last week, shows that gap reduced to 47 and 45 percent, respectively, with a two-percent margin for error -- a statistical dead heat.

Wendy Wright of Concerned Women for America believes the hard work by pro-lifers is paying off. "One reason why it's so important that the public supports the sanctity of human life and the protecting of unborn children is that in order to pass laws, we've got to have the public supporting those laws," she explains. The poll, she adds, may reflect that Americans are seeing the reality that Washington is dominated by pro-abortion forces. Read more.

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