Americans Want Conditions on Abortion

Do you think abortions should be legal under any circumstances, legal only under certain circumstances, or illegal in all circumstances?

May 2008 May 2007 May 2006
Legal under any circumstances 28% 26% 30%
Legal only under certain circumstances 54% 55% 53%
Illegal in all circumstances 17% 18% 15%
Unsure 2% 1% 2%

Source: Gallup / USA Today
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1.017 American adults, conducted from May 8 to May 11, 2008. Margin of error is 3 per cent.

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