The cover story for the April issue of NC Capitol Connection reveals that half of the state identifies as pro-life and 40 percent identify as pro-choice. Ten percent are undecided. Unsurprisingly, when it comes to abortion in North Carolina, like most issues, there is plenty of division. Given the debate around the “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act” and Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto, it will be interesting to see if issues of life are highlighted more by his Republican opponent in 2020. Many expect Cooper’s opponent to be current Lt. Gov. Dan Forest who has been very vocal in his criticism of Cooper’s veto on social media and in media appearances around the state.
There is a lot of content on our March Civitas Poll, including analysis on the top issues facing the state. Find it all in the PDF below.