Polls Continue to Trend Pro-Life...: "A new Pace Poll confirms a growing pro-life trend and even suggests Kerry voters tend to be significantly more pro-life than the Senator and the Democratic Party. According to the poll, 44 percent of those surveyed are pro-abortion while 54 percent are pro-life.
"What is especially noteworthy is that key Democratic constituencies are significantly more pro-life than the general public. First-time Latino voters poll 61 percent pro-life to 34 percent pro-abortion. Among blacks the breakdown is 59 percent pro-life to 42 percent pro-abortion."
The Pro-Life Vote and the 2004 Senate Elections: "Thirty-four senators are up for re-election in November, and with Republicans holding onto a slim majority (51-48-1), every race will be pivotal in determining which political party will control the Senate in the 109th Congress. Overall, Democrats have 19 seats to defend; the Republicans, 15.
"As part of these 34 races the Democrats have five open seatsseats without an incumbent candidateto protect (Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, and South Carolina), while the Republicans have three (Colorado, Illinois, and Oklahoma)."