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Response to cstanleytech (Reply #5)

Sun Apr 23, 2017, 12:56 PM

70. The problem for the Democratic party is that younger generation is not as liberal on this issue.

Their attitudes are slightly more conservative than the intermediates:


http://www.gallup.com/poll/126581/generational-differences-abortion-narrow.aspx

The Democratic party has to be open to the young on this. That does not mean dropping support for legal abortions, but the reality is that the PUBLIC does not favor abortion without any restrictions.

Further, the younger people's views have shifted more conservatively over time on this issue, and 18-29 year olds are now the most likely of all age groups to think that abortion should be totally illegal.

We can maintain the party's support, but we cannot afford to chase off these people because we do not like their positions on this topic.

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