68% Favor Providing Mental Health Services for Women Who Have Abortion

Sixty-eight percent (68%) of voters favor a government program that would provide mental health services for women who have an abortion and regret it later. A Scott Rasmussen national survey found that 20% are opposed and 12% are not sure.

Those totals include 38% who Strongly Favor such an approach and 9% who are Strongly Opposed.

Seventy-seven percent (77%) of Democrats favor providing mental health services for women who regret having an abortion. So do 66% of Independent voters and 62% of Republicans.

Seventy percent (70%) of White voters favor the proposal along with 65% of Hispanic voters and 62% of Black voters.



The survey of 1,200 Registered Voters was conducted online by Scott Rasmussen from February 3-6, 2022. Field work for the survey was conducted by RMG Research, Inc. Respondents were selected from a list of Registered Voters and through a process of Random Digital Engagement. Certain quotas were applied, and the sample was lightly weighted by geography, gender, age, race, education, internet usage, and political party to reasonably reflect the nation’s population of Registered Voters. Other variables were reviewed to ensure that the final sample is representative of that population.

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