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09-22-2009, 03:56 PM
Third Poll Finds Americans Oppose Tax-Funded Abortions in Health Care Washington, DC

-- The third poll in the last two weeks has found that Americans strongly oppose taxpayer funding of abortions in any health care reform legislation.

The new poll, commissioned for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, finds a high percentage of Americans oppose abortion funding.
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The poll indicates 67 percent of those surveyed opposed requiring people to pay for abortion coverage through their taxes and 56 percent opposed making them do so through their insurance premiums.

The survey also asked: “If the choice were up to you, would you want your own insurance policy to include abortion?”

Sixty-eight percent of U.S. adults said ‘No’ and only 24 percent said ‘Yes.'

The survey of 1,043 U.S. adults found 60 percent favor and just 30 percent oppose “efforts to pass health care reform to provide affordable health insurance for all.


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