A new Gallup survey shows Americans are evenly split when it comes to whether they consider abortion moral or immoral, but most Americans don’t support abortion on demand.

Gallup found 47% of Americans believe abortion is morally acceptable while 46% said it is morally wrong.

That’s the most support Gallup has ever found for abortion, but statistically, it is still a tie.

The survey also found nearly one out of five (19%) of Americans believes abortion ought to be illegal in all circumstances, and 48% said it should be legal only under certain circumstances.

Taken together, 67% of Americans think abortion ought to be either completely illegal or legal only in certain cases.

Overall, the findings track pretty closely with past surveys by Gallup and other organizations.

In Arkansas, public opinion polling has found that 23% of the state believes abortion ought to be completely illegal, and 84% of likely voters in Arkansas do not support abortion on demand.

Read Gallup’s full article about the survey here.

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