A new Rasmussen Reports national phone and online survey shows 46 percent of likely U.S. voters support the new Texas law prohibiting most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. Forty-three percent oppose the law while 11 percent are undecided.
President Joe Biden declared he would “launch a whole-of-government effort…to ensure that women in Texas have access to safe and legal abortions” after the Supreme Court declined to grant an injunction.
Forty-six percent of voters said they support Biden’s effort while 45 percent oppose it.
But when asked whose role it is to establish laws regarding abortion, 46 percent said it should be determined by state governments. Thirty-four percent said it should be the federal government.
Forty-four percent of unaffiliated voters agree with the new Texas law. Forty-one percent of unaffiliated voters disagree.