Thursday, August 11, 2005
Pro-life Statistics

I just came across new poll results from CBS, which show a majority do not support abortion.

"When asked about their "personal feeling about abortion," 53 percent of respondents said all or most abortions should not be permitted and only 43 percent said all or most abortions should be permitted." (Read the article)

Any comments? What do you think this shows for America? Is it going more pro-life than before?

7 comment(s):

del_button August 11, 2005 at 1:49 PM
Deacon Mike said...

I think we need first of all to continue to pray for the 43 percent, that they someday allow their stoney hearts to be replaced with hearts of love for all life from conception to natural death.

del_button August 11, 2005 at 2:29 PM
Christ-Haunted said...

What's happening is modern science and medicine is catching up with the reality of what happens in the womb. Thanks to technological advances, we now know that it a 10-week old fetus has discernibly human features.

There's a reason that the NARAL/Planned Parenthood regards ultrasounds as "manipulative" -- they show the reality that this is a living being not a blob that can be flushed down the drain. I predict that the more we learn about fetal development, and the more widely known these knowledge becomes, the numbers of prolife people will increase.

del_button August 11, 2005 at 2:49 PM
Matthew said...

Very wise words in both of your responses. Thank you.

del_button August 11, 2005 at 11:20 PM
Deacon Mike said...

Also the power of prayer cannot discounted. All those rosaries in front of all those abortion mills are not going unheard.


del_button August 16, 2005 at 7:13 PM
auron said...

i think abortion is bad but this poll is very unlikly within 5 percent of the true public. Probably not even within 10%. You'd have to look at the sampling they took. Unless they went all over the country and polled people in poverty, rich people, catholics, buddhists, etc. the poll doesnt show a true account of the public. For example a magazine (dont remember which one) took a poll of who was gonna be president when fdr ran. 70 some percent said fdr would lose. well FDR won by a landslide, and there were over 20000 people polled. How is this possible to get so lopslided? The only people polled had telephones. So What right? wrong. Back then a person with a phone was rich and therefore voted for the other candidate because they didnt want things to change. The same thing to a lesser extent could have easily happened in this poll. who knows maybe only 1000 people were polled. there arent enough facts about the poll to take these numbers very seriously

del_button August 16, 2005 at 7:16 PM
auron said...

o wait 1222 adults were polled. ok that gives a little more credibility but there is no way to know if 90% of those people are christian or buddhist, so it doesnt truely represent the diversity of our country, the whole 3% margin of error is not very truthful in my oppinion

del_button April 27, 2008 at 9:12 PM
Anonymous said...

I think that the decision to be Pro-life is the most beneficial to women and society. You should not bring a life into this world if it cannot be loved and cared for properly. Although, there is adoption (which I also support) .Adoption rates in America are very low and adoption can be very traumatic on children.

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