Survey: 56% of Americans oppose mandatory abortion coverage
Catholic World News - September 23, 2009
A survey of 1,043 Americans conducted by International Communications Research on behalf of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has found that 56% of Americans are opposed to “measures that would require people to pay for abortion coverage with their health insurance premiums.” Those who favor health care reform oppose required abortion coverage by a 49%-39% margin. Survey respondents favor conscience protection legislation by a wider margin and in general support “efforts to pass health care reform to provide affordable health insurance for all” by a two-to-one ratio.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our April expenses ($33,095 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!