Check out this headline by Angus Reid, about American public opinion on legalized abortion:
Two-in-Five Americans Back Abortion Rights
Then the article starts off:
Many adults in the United States appear satisfied with their country’s pregnancy termination guidelines, according to a poll by the New York Times and CBS News. 41 per cent of respondents believe abortion should be generally available to those who want it, up five points since March.
Okay, here is the kicker:
Conversely, 37 per cent of respondents believe abortion should be available but under stricter limits than it is now, while 21 per cent think the procedure should not be permitted.
In other words, the majority of Americans want restrictions on abortion.
On top of that, the headline doesn't even reflect the numbers!
It said 41% of Americans are satisfied, but look at the chart:
May 2007: 39%
March 2007: 34%
Jan 2006: 38%
That's just horrible
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