55% of voters disapprove of SCOTUS after Roe v. Wade ruling
- 76% of Democrat voters disapprove of the Roe v. Wade ruling
- 38% of Republican voters disapprove of the SCOTUS ruling on Roe v. Wade
- Overall, 60% of the nations voters disapprove of the apex court's ruling
A Fox News poll released on Thursday has found that 55% of voters disapprove of the Supreme Court of the Unites States.
Since the Roe v. Wade ruling, there has been a seven point jump from June, when 48% disapproved of the the Supreme Court. The percentage is also much higher than two years ago, when it sat at 30%. When Fox News first polled voters about the SCOTUS in 2006, 50% approved of the Court and 30% disapproved.
The approval rating for the court has stayed relatively stable since June to now, going from 39% to 41% respectively. But, compared to July 2020, there has been a 13% decrease.
For those that were unsure how to feel about the SCOTUS, there has been a shift. In 2020, 14% of voters didn't know how to feel about the apex court, but that number went down to only 14% in June, and then to 4% now, just a month after the Roe v. Wade ruling.
According to the Republican pollster Daron Shaw who conducts the poll, " When it comes to judging the Court, Americans have tended to be positive though not very attentive." He went on to say that when it comes to the Roe v Wade ruling, "...opinions concerning the Court has polarized, which concerns those who think its legitimacy is connected to the perception that it’s impartial and non-political."
Ever since Roe v. Wade was overturned, the approval rating for the SCOTUS has sharply deviated amongst Republicans and Democrats. Amongst the GOP, 58% approve of the ruling, while 38% disapprove. On the other hand, only 23% of voters registered with Democratic Party approve of the ruling, while 76% disapprove. Similarly, amongst independents, only 27% approve of the ruling, while 70% disapprove. Overall, overwhelmingly, 60% of the nation's registered voters disapprove of the ruling, while 38% approve.