Poll: Majority of the Americans Support Medicaid Coverage of Abortion Services

New polling shows that a significant majority of the American electorate supports Medicaid coverage of abortion services; support in battleground congressional districts is even stronger This memo summarizes key findings from an online survey among 1,413 registered voters nationwide and 407 registered voters from 44 battleground congressional districts in 24 states.1 The nationwide sample includes … Continued

Ten Progressive Justice Organizations Call on Congress to Lift Bans on Abortion Coverage

Dear Members of Congress: Nearly a year ago, President Trump’s election brought a daunting challenge to our doorstep. In the past twelve months, we have seen hurtful and divisive rhetoric; dismantling of federal infrastructure that protects workers and the environment; and executive actions that scapegoat immigrants, harm people of color, and attack the LGBTQ community. … Continued

Poll: Voters Connect Repro Health to Economic Security

An October 2017 public opinion poll from Hart Research Associates reveals voters’ significant concerns about Trump Administration policies that limit abortion coverage and access to contraception, and a recognition of the impact they have on women’s economic security.

As Hyde Amendment Turns 40, Poll Shows Support for Its Repeal

It’s been 40 years to the day since Congress first passed the so-called Hyde Amendment that bars federal funding for abortion services, and it’s also the first year that any presidential candidate-in this case, Hillary Clinton-has campaigned on a promise to repeal that amendment if elected. Read more. 

2016 Battleground Poll Shows Support for Lifting Hyde

From August 25 to 31, 2016, Hart Research Associates conducted a telephone survey among registered voters in 11 battleground states, including oversamples of voters age 18 to 34, African Americans, and Hispanics. This memo presents the key findings from the research, which include: The underlying tenets of the Hyde Amendment run counter to the beliefs of the … Continued