New Jersey: Recent poll shows support for pro-life protections

Questions and responses in the New Jersey abortion opinion poll conducted by Quinnipiac College of Hamden, Conn and release 3/5/98:

Do you favor or oppose a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking an abortion before the abortion could take place? Favor: 67 percent.Oppose: 27 percent.

Do you favor or oppose requiring parental consent before a girl under 18 years of age could have an abortion? Favor: 71 percent. Oppose: 24 percent.

(On partial birth abortion) Do you think these late-term abortion procedures should be legal or do you think they should be illegal except when necessary to save the life of the mother? Legal: 14 percent.Illegal: 82 percent.

Note: Percentages do not add up to 100 because "don't know" and "no opinion" responses are not listed. Poll questioned 1,184 residents between Feb. 24 and March 2. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 2.9 percentage points.


Source: The Ultimate Pro-Life Resource List

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