Wednesday, January 04, 2006
Raw Story has an article about a Wall Street Journal article on a Harris Interactive poll which shows that 70% would oppose Judge Samuel Alito's confirmation to the Supreme Court if he were to overturn Roe.
But here's the part that struck me. The way different groups of core voters reacted to the two questions:
"President Bush has nominated Samuel Alito to be an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Do you believe he should be confirmed by the Senate?"
"If you thought that Judge Alito, if confirmed, would vote to make abortions illegal, would you favor or oppose his confirmation?"
For Republicans who voted yes on both the percentage dropped from 65-56%.
For Independents who voted yes on both the percentage dropped from 34-26%.
For Democrats who voted yes on both the percentage remained the same.
In other words, 100% of Democrats who would vote to confirm Judge Alito want Roe vs. Wade overturned.