Abortion activists have been trying to portray George W. Bush as outside the mainstream. But the mainstream has been changing. Americans increasingly identify themselves as pro-life.

Sept 1995

pro-choice 56%

pro-life 33%

Oct. 2000

pro-choice 47%

pro-life 45%

Source: Gallup Poll cited by salon.com, Jan 26.

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