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A new poll by Post-ABC shows
that by a near 2-1 margin Americans want to see Roe upheld.
A similar margin shows that the country opposed the Texas law banning abortions after six weeks.
Americans have widely opposed access to abortion after the first trimester. However, with challenges to long-standing precedent coming before the Supreme Court
the new poll suggests that Americans widely oppose the new restriction on access.
The Supreme Court has a 6-3 conservative majority that will review Mississippi’s prohibition on abortion after 15 weeks. The current standard is when a baby could survive outside of the womb Around 22-24 weeks.
President Trump said he would select nominees to overturn Roe, and placed three justices during his time in office. Those justices are Neil Gorsuch, Amy Coney-Barrett, and Brett Kavanaugh.
Republicans on overturning Roe: 42% uphold, 45% overturn, 13% undecided.
Democrats on overturning Roe: 82% uphold, 11% overturn, 7% undecided.
Independents on overturning Roe: 58% uphold, 28% overturn, 14% undecided.
U.S. adults on overturning Roe: 60% uphold, 27% overturn, 12% undecided.