Skip to comments.Rasmussen: 54% now call themselves pro-choice, 38% pro-life
Posted on 11/16/2012 4:29:56 AM PST by Third Person
Wait a sec, you say. Didnt Gallup find just six months ago that the number who describe themselves as pro-choice was at a record low? Indeed they did.
But as the saying goes, my friends: Elections have consequences.
More voters than ever now identify themselves as pro-choice when it comes to abortion, and most rate the issue as important to how they vote.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely U.S. Voters shows that 54% describe themselves as pro-choice on the issue of abortion, while 38% say they are pro-life. Lets look at trends on abortion in a few recent polls. This one, from a WSJ poll in mid-October, isnt too helpful because the only point of reference is data from March 2005. Even so, theres a shift:
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This nation is asking for it. What a fall from grace...
Among many other things that could be said; we live in a dictatorship of moronic masses.
And we hope/expect God to save our country when genocide has been the law of the land for decades? I don’t think so.
Pro-Choice = Pro-Death = Anti-Life.
The leftwing kooks/socialists love to change the language to a more pleasing term to hide their satanic dark godlessness.
Homosexual perverts = Gay
Pedophiles = Man-Boy Love
They are absolutely disgusting in s many ways!!!!!!!!!!
We lose because we lose control of the language.Pro choice and Pro Life are not two sides of an argument.We lost the framing which was clear: “should abortion be legal or illegal?” is the clearer question. Control the language, control the issue. This is what is behind all of the “politically correct” language police and the pretense of offense on issues. Now we are losing the language of “terrorism” by allowing them to call those acts everything but what they are. We have to wise up on language. Politeness can be lethal.
Don’t discount the effect of retards like Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock linking “pro-life” to a comfort with rape.
Pro-choice my rear! Only the mother has the choice. The baby has no choice and is simply killed for the convenience of the mother.
Yeah, but what’s the partisan split? What are the results “unskewed?” (sarcasm off)
Sorry, couldn’t resist and I am all polled out.
I have an idea, when someone answers these questions in the affirmative, how about the poller immediately applies the post natal abortion approach on them and see how they like it. Frankly, we won’t miss them.
Interesting observation in the article:
“Nice and steady there in the mid-20s for legal under any circumstances over the past five years until suddenly, in August of this year, the number jumps. Why? Well, what else happened in August this year? Right: Todd Akin opened his yapper about legitimate rape and womens supposed biological defense mechanisms against it and that was the beginning of the end for Republican chances to take back the Senate. How big a deal was it? Weeks later, the NYT poll was seeing more support for the idea that abortion should be generally available than it had in over 15 years:”
yes, hopefully next election we can dispense with that stuff.
Why should anyone on this site believe anything coming out of Rasmussen?
OH LORD, PLEASE SEE ALL OF US THAT LOVE YOU AND THAT STAND AGAINST THESE DEMONS AND THEIR EVIL. PLEASE DO NOT JUDGE US AS YOU JUDGE THEM. DELIVER US IN THE NAME OF JESUS... AMEN.
You mean “murdered” don’t you? I do.
I don’t think so either. See Psalm 2 for details.
Go back to the DUmp.
With friends like you, who needs enemies?
“Dont discount the effect of retards like Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock linking pro-life to a comfort with rape.”
Did they really think what happens in MO stays in MO? It wasn’t just about 2 senate seats.
Have faith my brothers and sisters.
In Jesus' name,
“Why should anyone on this site believe anything coming out of Rasmussen?”
Because Romney didn’t exactly win in a landslide.
Have you ever read anything about “pre-wrath” rapture? It’s been a while for me but I remember thinking there might be something to it or pre-trib. Regardless, I think we as believers need to always be prepared to meet our Lord since we don’t know when he may take us, individually.
P.S. I asked my wife after the elections how we could expect revival when our country continues to murder children?
Must be that huge jump in “hispanics” sneaking into the country that the “media” is always telling us about.
The blame lies at the feet of idiots like Todd Akin who make pro-lifers sound like insensitive, unscientific jerks from the dark ages.
And yes, I’m pro-life.
Quit looking for the easy way out. The rapture is an utterly selfish notion. God allowed himself to be nailed to the cross and suffer tredmendously - all for the love of his children. Can’t you find the fortitude to do the same for Him?
The last generation of 70 years that started in 1948, came of age 30 years later and in 1980 declared Jerusalem as capital city without giving any recognition to the Messiah. Israel is now in the 40 years of accountability because of their continued rejection of the Messiah. As a result, they will conclude a covenant with the false messiah, which will be the formal starting point of the 70th year-week of Daniel (the tribulation of seven years). Before this seven year period begins the Lord Jesus will snatch away the true believers (Luke 21:36; John 14:2-3; 1 Thess. 4:16-18).
From my previous post: “Regardless, I think we as believers need to always be prepared to meet our Lord since we dont know when he may take us, individually.”
“...always...” I believe that covers it. I believe “the rapture”, whether pre-trib, pre-wrath, or post-trib is hinted at in scripture. I don’t believe it is doctrine to rest my faith on, though. I’ve just always been interested in eschatology and related subjects.
We are told we will probably suffer for Christ and to bring glory to the Father. We are not called to suffer HIS wrath, though, as that was put first upon Christ on the Cross. But yes, suffer in this world we will, for Christ. Never the less, come quickly Lord Jesus!
Kiss my ass, newbie.
The Democrats have done a marvelous job of portraying those opposed to abortion as misogynists. There’s nothing hip and cool about being pro-life per the media and Democrats, and young Americans seem to be all about that and fitting in with pop culture. They are bowing to their Democrat leaders. I honestly expect this. The culture continues to crumble in this country, people are now disciples of secularism and moral relativism instead of Christ, and the “tolerant” liberal backlash to being opposed to an issue like abortin is brutal.
If there is any hope, we desperately need to wage a full out campaign showing displays and ads with pictures of fetal development, showing that what is in the womb is a person. It won’t make a difference to the diehards, but it may reach the wishy washy moderates. We also need leaders who can properly articulate the pro-life position well.
Now, please go away.
The moronic "pro-choice" masses need a pictorial education of the end results of their "choice".
The purveyors of infanticide get away with employing neutral euphemisms to describe their satanic activities, but a picture is worth a thousand words. Ann Barnhardt has posted a picture on her site of an abortion victim that all these "pro-choice" nincompoops need to see.
But one of the difficult spots for the pro life position has always been he question of rape. Any strict pro lifer who tries to answer that question especially within the context of a sound bite driven campaign can easily come across sounding like Akin. Any less than strict pro lifer comes across as ethically inconsistent.
There was a detailed poll not long ago that was totally different. Increasing numbers of people who are pro-life. At this point I have no regard for polls at all if they are leftist run, which almost all are. Will check out later.
I belong to JESUS. I offer myself to HIM as HIS sword... if he will have me.