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This survey is conducted in collaboration with the Association for Canadian Studies (ACS) and published in the Canadian Press. This series of surveys is available on Leger’s website.
Overturning Roe v. Wade: Americans’ Perspectives
- 56% of Americans think Roe v. Wade should not be overturned, 28% think it should be overturned and 16% don’t know.
- Americans’ opinions are mixed on the abortion laws they would like their state to implement if individual states were allowed to regulate their own abortion laws.
- 45% of Americans support the right to abortion in most or all situations, 29% support it only in certain situations and 19% do not support it.
- 17% of Americans would consider moving to another state if abortion is banned in their state.
Overturning Roe v. Wade: Canadians’ Perspectives
- 70% of Canadians are concerned about the Supreme Court potentially overturning Roe v. Wade.
- 46% of Canadians think the situation in the United States related to Roe v. Wade may impact Canada, 35% do not and 19% don’t know.
- 64% of Canadians support introducing a Canadian law to protect the right to abortion (including 74% of Liberal supporters, 78% of NDP supporters, 51% of Conservative supporters and 84% of Bloc Québécois supporters)*.
- 79% of Canadians are in favour of a woman’s right to abortion, while 14% are opposed.
*Supporters indicates the party respondents indicated they would vote for if a federal election were held today. Bloc Québécois asked in Quebec only.
This web survey was conducted from May 6 to 8, 2022 with 1,003 Americans and 1,534 Canadians, 18 years of age or older, randomly recruited from LEO’s online panel.
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