Pro-choice and pro-life? On abortion, Americans say ‘it’s complicated.’

… Support for legal abortion has remained steady even as Americans’ identification with the politicized “pro-choice” or “pro-life” labels has fluctuated. Using binary labels to gauge public opinion on an issue as nuanced and complicated as abortion will be futile unless it is accompanied by questions that delve into Americans’ intricate – and sometimes contradictory – perspectives on abortion. [cont.]

Robert P. Jones, Washington Post