NPR logo

Polls Show Distaste for Political Role in Schiavo Case

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4562426/4562427" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Polls Show Distaste for Political Role in Schiavo Case

Analysis

Polls Show Distaste for Political Role in Schiavo Case

Polls Show Distaste for Political Role in Schiavo Case

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4562426/4562427" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

A majority of Americans support Michael Schiavo's decision to terminate life support for his brain-damaged wife Terri. As many as 80 percent polled oppose congressional and White House efforts to intervene in the case. Andrew Kohut of the Pew Research Center for People and the Press comments on polling data.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.