Two-Thirds Want to Dump ObamaCare
Just 24% want justices to keep ObamaCare intact
By Matt Cantor, Newser User
Posted Jun 7, 2012 11:10 AM CDT
President Barack Obama waves as he departs San Francisco International Airport on Air Force One in San Francisco, Wednesday, June 6, 2012.   (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

(Newser) – With a Supreme Court ruling due by the end of June, two-thirds of Americans want at least a piece of ObamaCare overturned, a New York Times/CBS News poll finds. The results mark little change since before Supreme Court arguments in March. About 41% say the whole law should be dropped; 27% say just the individual health care mandate needs to go. Some 24% of respondents want the law kept as it is, the Times reports.

The survey finds a number of demographic differences in support for the law. While two-thirds of Republicans want the law gone, 43% of Democrats say we should keep the whole thing. Among independents, 70% want to be rid of at least part of the law, while 22% want to keep it all. About a third of college-educated respondents vote to keep the law; the figure is 20% among those without college degrees. Regardless, public opinion has little effect on justices, who "care more about the views of academics, journalists and other elites," say analysts.

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Jun 8, 2012 9:46 PM CDT
Click on the following headline if you wish to know more about this. The Truth about the Health Care Bill By Someone Who Actually Read It
Jun 7, 2012 9:30 PM CDT
single payer system. anything less is a handjob: thanks for nothing!
Jun 7, 2012 7:40 PM CDT
Well call me surprised , Repugs want to dump healthcare, and after all these months of whines that most people say they don't even understand the costs and benefits.