June 14, 2019

Friday (Moderated) Open Thread (061419)

Filed under: Lucid Links — Tom @ 6:00 am

This open thread is meant for commenters to post on items which they believe need to be known. Rules are here.

Positivity: Burying the Lede in Abortion Poll Coverage

Filed under: Life-Based News,MSM Biz/Other Bias,Positivity — Tom @ 5:55 am

At The Hill (HT Hot Air):

05/31/19 02:10 PM EDT

… The polling results suggest Americans believe there should be some restrictions on when women can seek abortions.

A plurality — 41 percent — said the procedure should be allowed only in cases of rape or incest. Twenty-nine percent said it should be permitted up until the first trimester of pregnancy, while 17 percent said it should be allowed until the second trimester.

Only 8 percent said abortions should be permitted up until the third trimester, and 6 percent said the procedure should be allowed “up until the birth of the child.”

That is, 86 percent disagree with two positions which have become presidential candidate litmus tests for the left and the Democratic Party.