Washington (CNN) –Forty years
after the Supreme Court protected abortion rights in Roe v. Wade, a new
survey finds that white evangelicals remain the only major religious
group that supports overturning the landmark ruling, even though most
such groups find abortion morally wrong.
Slightly more than half (54%) of white evangelicals, according to the Pew Research Center study,
favor completely overturning the 1973 Supreme Court decision that
affirmed a woman’s right to have an abortion. No other religious group,
including white mainline Protestants, black Protestants and white
Catholics, agreed with completely overturning the ruling.
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