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.
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.
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
After 40 years, the Hyde Amendment faces unprecedented opposition with launch of first-ever United for Abortion Coverage Week of Action
Contrary to popular belief, a new survey shows that 86 percent of voters don’t think politicians should be able to deny a woman insurance coverage for an abortion because she is poor. Read the Article
A majority of voters support a bill that would require Medicaid to cover all pregnancy-related care, including abortion. Download the polling memo (pdf)