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Opposition to abortion is growing in Southern and Midwestern US states

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4915 (Published 02 August 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4915
  1. Michael McCarthy
  1. 1 Seattle

Americans’ views on abortion vary widely by region and the gap between opinions in the Northeast and the West, and those in the South and Midwest is growing, says a report from the Pew Research Center, a non-partisan public opinion and social research organization.

Although a new poll found that the majority of Americans supported legal abortion, with more than half (54%) saying that it should be …

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