In one poll of New York and Pennsylvania voters, three-quarters of respondents said that a woman’s ability to control whether to have children is linked to equality and financial stability.
Reports from Mississippi are mixed. The fate of Initiative 26 may hinge on voters like the pro-life woman whose stepdaughter had an ectopic pregnancy – and whose life was saved by a medical procedure that would be banned if the amendment passes.
The American Civil Liberties Union, NARAL Pro-Choice America, National Women’s Law Center, Planned Parenthood Action Fund and others today released a survey showing that knowledge of Barack Obama’s and Joe Biden’s pro-choice positions tended to increase a voter’s likelihood of supporting the ticket.
Planned Parenthood Action Fund’s “One Million Strong” voter mobilization project is entering its final, get-out-the-vote phase, the organization announced today. The campaign aims to send one million pro-choice voters to the polls.
In nearly any other election in recent memory, the accusation that a Republican candidate in Iowa not only supported abortion but had participated in one would have been big news — if not a political kiss of death. Not this year.