Washington, DC, February 14, 2023 – A recent Ipsos poll, conducted on behalf of the EMAA Project, shows two-thirds of Americans want medication abortion to remain legal in the United States, and 62% of Americans say that banning medication abortion would harm women and their families.
- A majority of Americans say they disagree with the Supreme court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade (56%). Democrats (80%) are much more likely than Republicans (35%) to say they disagree with the decision.
- Two-thirds of Americans say that medication abortion should remain legal in the United States, including 84% of Democrats, 67% of independents, and 49% of Republicans.
- When given information about the pending case in Texas concerning the FDA’s approval of medication abortion, just 29% of Americans say that a federal judge should override the FDA’s approval of medication abortion, banning medication abortion in the United States.
- When given more information about medication abortion and the FDA approval process in the year 2000, the same proportion of Americans (66%) agree that a federal judge should allow medication abortion to remain legal, including 87% of Democrats, 65% of independents and 49% of Republicans. Sixty-two percent of Americans agree that the courts banning medication abortion would harm women and their families.