Just one in five Americans favors overturning Roe v Wade, new poll claims, amid push for abortion restrictions in several states

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  • In a Marquette Law School poll released Wednesday, only 20 percent of people reversed Roe v. Wade.
  • According to a Monmouth University survey, 31 percent of respondents believe the landmark decision should be reversed
  • Twenty-seven percent of Americans polled by Quinnipiac University were in Roe v. disagree with wade
  • Forty-five percent of those polled by Marquette believe the Supreme Court has curtailed the rights of women seeking abortions over the past 15 years.
  • According to Marquette, 3 in 10 Americans say they would support the Supreme Court to uphold “a state law that bans most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy.”

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Americans across the country have little will for the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, with only 20 percent of respondents in a recent poll calling for the historic 1973 ruling to be overturned.

The survey by Marquette Law School, released Wednesday, comes on the heels of Texas’s new, controversial ban on abortion after six weeks of pregnancy.

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Of the 1,411 respondents to Marquette’s survey, just 20 percent supported the Roe versus Wade reversal, with 50 percent opposed and 29 percent saying they had no opinion.

Two other elections also wanted to maintain the status quo. In a Monmouth University survey, 62 percent of 802 Americans said that Roe v Wade should be left in place, and 67 percent of respondents said they ‘generally agree’ with the Supreme Court’s decision.

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Only three out of ten made by Marquette agreed with the Texas law, with 46 percent opposing. Quinnipiac found that 51 percent of those 1,210 surveyed felt that abortion should be legal even after a fetal heartbeat was detected at six weeks.

Of the 1,411 respondents to Marquette’s survey, just 20 percent supported the Roe versus Wade reversal, with 50 percent opposed and 29 percent saying they had no opinion. Two other elections also wanted to maintain the status quo. In a Monmouth University survey, 62 percent of 802 Americans said that Roe v Wade should be left in place, and 67 percent of respondents said they ‘generally agree’ with the Supreme Court’s decision.

Sixty-two percent of 802 Americans surveyed by Monmouth University think Roe v. Wade should be left as is, and 67 percent of respondents said they 'generally agree' with the Supreme Court's decision.

Sixty-two percent of 802 Americans surveyed by Monmouth University think Roe v. Wade should be left as is, and 67 percent of respondents said they ‘generally agree’ with the Supreme Court’s decision.

Of the 1,411 respondents to Marquette’s survey, just 20 percent supported the reversal of Roe v. Wade, with 50 percent opposed and 29 percent reporting they had no opinion.

In recent years, several GOP-led states, fueled by the more conservative makeup of the Supreme Court, have banned access to abortion with a high frequency.

In recent years, several GOP-led states, fueled by the more conservative makeup of the Supreme Court, have banned access to abortion with a high frequency.

A majority of those polled by Marquette – seven out of ten – ‘reject private citizens’ to use lawsuits to enforce [a fetal heartbeat law] Instead of letting public prosecutors handle these cases.’

A whopping 81 percent of Marquette respondents disapprove of a controversial element of Texas abortion law ‘paying $10,000… to citizens to successfully file an abortion lawsuit’.

The polls have been released a month before the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments. Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Association, which would ban abortion in Mississippi after 15 weeks of pregnancy – directly challenging Roe v. Wade.

Only three out of ten made by Marquette agreed with the Texas law, with 46 percent opposing.  Quinnipiac found that 51 percent of those 1,210 surveyed felt that abortion should be legal even after a fetal heartbeat was detected at six weeks.

Only three out of ten made by Marquette agreed with the Texas law, with 46 percent opposing. Quinnipiac found that 51 percent of those 1,210 surveyed felt that abortion should be legal even after a fetal heartbeat was detected at six weeks.

A whopping 81 percent of Marquette respondents disapprove of a controversial element of Texas abortion law 'paying $10,000 ... to citizens to successfully file an abortion lawsuit'.

A whopping 81 percent of Marquette respondents disapprove of a controversial element of Texas abortion law ‘paying $10,000 … to citizens to successfully file an abortion lawsuit’.

A majority of Americans polled by Marquette – 45 percent – said the Supreme Court has undermined the rights of women seeking abortions over the past 15 years.

In recent years, several GOP-led states, buoyed by the more conservative makeup of the Supreme Court, have banned abortion access with a high frequency.

At 48 percent, nearly half of those interviewed by Quinnipiac want to see easier access to abortion in the US.

According to surveys, the majority of Americans have nuanced views on abortion rights – nearly half of those polled by Quinnipiac and Monmouth said their sentiments on abortion laws fell somewhere between ‘always legal’ and ‘always illegal’.

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