Poll shows 1 in 4 men believe women should face murder charge if they get illegal abortion

A new poll has been released, showing that support for criminalization of women getting abortions has reached a significant percentage: 25 percent of men interviewed.

Since the shocking leak of a draft opinion by Justice Samuel Alito that will overturn Roe v. Wade (1973), outrage has exploded across all forms of media. Conservatives were outraged by the breach of trust by someone at the Supreme Court, while liberals were apoplectic that the “right” to abortion might be overturned. It has been a boon for media outlets, as inflamed passions continue to keep the story in the news cycle again and again.

As yet another issue polarizes America, the gap between the two sides couldn’t be wider nor deeper. While one side sees the murder of babies, the other has gone into hysterics over the alleged “American Taliban” that is out to enslave all women, usually coupled with an allegation that such an overturning is the “first domino” eventually leading to the reinstatement of slavery:

It is in this atmosphere that The Economist and YouGov conducted a poll, with respondents being asked: “Do you think that a woman who has an abortion that violates state law should or should not be charged with murder?”

The result showed that a statistically significant minority were in support. Out of all respondents, 19 percent said the hypothetical woman “should be charged with murder,” while 24 percent replied that they were “not sure,” and 54 percent saying no she should not be charged.

Broken down by gender, the numbers were slightly more polarized, with 24 percent of men answering yes to the murder charge. A further 25 percent said “not sure,” and a very slim majority, 51 percent, saying no to charges for the woman.

If one divided along party rather than gender lines, the results show an even more staggering divide. Among Republicans of both genders, 35 percent said yes, the woman should face murder charges, a further 32 percent saying “not sure,” and 33 percent saying no to charges even if she broke state law by getting an abortion.

The poll also tried to get down to the crux of the issue, asking respondents bluntly if they agreed that “abortion is the same as murdering a child.” The results (among all respondents regardless of gender or party), showed a fairly even split: 29 percent said they “strongly agree,” while 15 percent said they “somewhat agree,” in contrast to 45 percent who said they “strongly disagree,” and 11 percent who said they “somewhat disagree.” A puny minority, 11 percent, were on the fence and responded with “not sure.”

Democrats are hoping the issue will spur a greater turnout in the midterm elections in November this year, citing polls showing increased enthusiasm among Dem voters, while Republicans remain confident of a crushing “red wave” that will be able to harness dissatisfaction with inflation directly impacting more Americans where it hurts most – the wallets.

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8 thoughts on “Poll shows 1 in 4 men believe women should face murder charge if they get illegal abortion

  1. Abortion has gotten way out of hand. It’s not a contraceptive. It’s not healthy. It’s the the destruction of a growing human being. IMO give every female that wants an abortion a hysterectomy at the same time. Even the females that say abortions reproductive health care. They don’t deserve to have children. For the males that are getting these females pregnant and/or think abortion is great. Castration would solve there sexual thirsts for unprotected sex. Pretty soon the only abortion procedures would be for rape victims. Just saying IMO

  2. I’m in no way in favor of indiscriminate abortions, but this kind of idea is completely insane. Like two posters below have indicated, you would think the men would at least have to be considered accomplices if abortion is to be considered murder.

  3. How about if they knock anyone up they go to jail .. sounds stupid huh .. well that’s how the men who think women should go to jail for aborting sound !!!

    1. I don’t think it sounds stupid, so long as we arrest the men who they did it with, too, supposing they get caught. Too much harm’s been done by allowing adultery to creep up on us.

  4. There was a time when people saw the mother as the abortionist’s other victim. Now that people are running “shout your abortion” campaigns and threatening to kill anyone who stands in their way, the older view’s losing its credibility…

    That one Twit’s tweet about “Shen Bapiro” is funny, more for its cowardice than for what they think will come along after this decision. He couldn’t attribute the quote to the real one because he’d be slandering the good talkshow host, I’m sure. But I’ll add that I’m on board with throwing out “Plan B” and every other abortifacient. Whatever else a conservative SCOTUS were to do after putting abortion back in state hands, or a red Congress, letting states decide whether to outlaw those kinds of “contraceptives” would be a nice move. The Federal level has been too intrusive for too long.

    1. Why plan b? all it does is prevent sperm and egg meeting. It DOES ABSOLUTELY nothing to an active pregnancy. Its not an abortifacient.

      Plan B only works to prevent a pregnancy — it can’t end one.
      It helps prevent pregnancy by using a bigger dose of levonorgestrel, the synthetic hormone found in birth control pills.
      This mimics the natural hormone, progesterone, delaying the release of an egg from the ovary, thereby preventing ovulation.
      If no egg has been released, there’s nothing for sperm to meet, and therefore no fertilization.


      If the egg is already released and sperm reaches the egg and fertilization happens. taking plan b wont do anything to it. It literally can’t. Talk to a doctor about it before you decide its an over the counter abortion pill. That’s how I learned about it in the first place.

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