Abortion, Funding of - Measurement ConceptShould the government fund abortions.
4 Questions match selected parameters.
Survey QuestionsABORT from American National Election Studies, 2004
Do you [favor/oppose] government funding for abortions STRONGLY or NOT STRONGLY?
|1) Favor strongly||217||18.9|
|2) Favor not strongly||230||20.0|
|4) Oppose not strongly||156||13.6|
|5) Oppose strongly||538||46.9|
|8) Don't know||4||0.3|
Would you FAVOR or OPPOSE a law in your state that would allow the use of government funds to help pay for the costs of abortion for women who cannot afford them?
|8) Don't know||45||3.7|
United States policy currently states that no federal funding may be given to any foreign organization that performs abortions in other countries except in cases of rape or when the woman's life is in danger, provides counseling and referrals for abortions, or promotes abortion-rights legislation in other countries, even if the money is used for other aspects of women's reproductive health. Based on this statement, do you support or oppose this policy? (follow-up) Do you STRONGLY (support/oppose) this policy or SOMEWHAT (support/oppose) this policy?
|1) Strongly support||382||27.3|
|2) Somewhat support||345||24.6|
|3) Somewhat oppose||241||17.2|
|4) Strongly oppose||362||25.9|
|5) Don't know/refused||70||5.0|
|Frame:||Other: Includes an oversample of Evangelicals, and a portion of that sample were part of web, opt-in survey.|
For/Against: What about using public funds to help pay for abortions for women in poverty?