Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.
Most people think abortion is one of the most politically divisive issues of our time. But as it turns out, legal abortion in the U.S. isn’t very controversial at all.
A record-high majority of Americans — 71 percent — now say that they do not want the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, according to a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll. Just 23 percent say they want the landmark 1973 decision on abortion to be overturned.
Support is especially high among Democrats (88 percent) and independents (76 percent) — but even 52 of Republicans think Roe v.…