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This Week's 'New York NOW' Poll Question

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Last Week's Results

Would you like to see Roe v. Wade codified into the state’s constitution?

Yes 66%

No 34%




Would you like to see Roe v. Wade codified into the state’s constitution?


Answer: Yes."Yes, BUT, I don't want the state to be 'straight-jacketed' by yesterday's laws as new birth control and pregnancy prevention methods come along. Any codification must be elastic so that new means of preventing unwanted pregnancy will not be automatically deemed unlawful." -William D., Yonkers

Answer: Yes."Who is in the best position to make decisions about my body? ME!" -Deborah S., Hudson

Answer: No."Change The Empire State to The Abortion State. Cuomos reason is that a couple of new Supreme Court Judges will overturn Roe V Wade. I’m offended and not alone in that traditional values are no longer welcome in His New York" -Stephen S., Claverack

Answer: Yes. "A woman's right to decide her reproductive behavior is absolutely fundamental. The opposition is based on religious beliefs." -Paul B., Clifton Park

Answer: No."Roe v Wade could change and should not be in the state's constitution." -Marc G., Plattsburgh

Answer: Yes."A women’s right to choose should be a more permanent part of the law both in NY and nationwide. We cannot allow this right be taken away or reduced due to political games." -Joyce R., Hopewell Jct

Answer: No."Abortion is infanticide and abuse of the unborn, murder of the least defendable of society. Like Dred Scot and Plessy, it is one of the worse decisions ever made by SCOTUS, and should not be codified into the state constitution. Will the politicians who support Roe support executing convicted killers? If not, then they are hypocrites, fakes and frauds. Governor Cuomo, who is pushing the matter, is a Christian in name only." -Teddy O., Brooklyn

Answer: Yes."It should be set, so that no one can challenge this ruling or change it. It is every women s right to have the right to have an abortion, especially when the reasoning is due to rape or even that she can not afford to care for the child. It cost a state more to support and take care of a infant/child and have them grow up in a bad situation." -Karen A., West Chazy

Answer: Yes. "I hope New York will continue to protect all of the rights that are threatened in other states and by Washington." -Marilyn G, Yaphank

Answer: No. "This will lead to codifying partial birth abortion which is ghastly and immoral. Over 45 million unborn babies have been aborted since Roe v. Wade and we should be looking to preserve life rather than destroy it." -Jim C., Clymer

Disclaimer: This is not a scientific poll. It is not intended to be viewed as representative of general public opinion. Rather, results indicate the opinions of a self-selecting group of online respondents which may or may not be representative of more widespread public opinion.

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