(Washington D.C., Wednesday, November 18, 2020) A new national poll released by Power to Decide shows that the majority of respondents are concerned over the ability of the public to afford or access their preferred method of contraception considering the most recent change in the Supreme Court.

Power to Decide’s Thanks, Birth Control survey results are being released in conjunction with the eighth annual Thanks, Birth Control Day, taking place today, Wednesday, November 18.

This year appreciation for birth control increased noticeably. Comparing to last year – 94% compared to 72% in 2019 said they are thankful that birth control allows them to decide if, when and under what circumstances to get pregnant and have a child

Birth control is cited as one of the ten greatest public health achievements of the 20th century (according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), because of its profoundly positive impact on women, families and society.

The telephone survey was conducted for Power to Decide by SSRS, an independent research company. A total of 1,004 interviews were conducted between September 29, 2020 and October 4, 2020, among the general population (age 18 and older). The margin of error for total respondents is +/-3.58% at the 95% confidence level.

Power to Decide is a private, non-partisan, non-profit organization that works to ensure all people—no matter who they are, where they live or what their economic status might be—have the power to decide if, when and under what circumstances to get pregnant and have a child. Please visit  http://www.PowerToDecide.org for more information.

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