Abortion was not always a partisan issue
Earlier this year Texas governor Greg Abbot signed an historic bill into law which places major restrictions on access to abortion in the state. It makes it difficult for women over six weeks pregnant to obtain an abortion, as well as opening up abortion clinics to civil litigation.
Abortion was not always a partisan issue — the chart below shows the widening divide between Democrat and Republican respondents.
Toggle the time trend below to explore approval for abortion ‘for any reason’ by different demographic groups.