A poll has revealed that Americans are starkly divided over the Supreme Court's health care ruling in the Affordable Care Act, and three in 10 say they want the law repealed entirely.
According to a Gallup poll, the results showed an even split, with 46 percent Americans agreeing and 46 percent disagreeing with the court's ruling on the healthcare issue.
AdvertisementThe result also revealed a sharp partisan line, with 79 percent of Democrats applauding the ruling while 83 percent of Republicans opposing it. However, Independents were seen divided, with 45 percent agreeing and 42 percent disagreeing with the court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act.
According to Politico, the survey cited that when asked about what the Congress should do next on health care reform, 31 percent claimed that they wanted the law repealed in full, while 21 percent wanted parts struck from it.
A quarter of Americans said they wanted Congress to keep the law in place and also pass further legislation to expand the government's role, while 13 percent said they simply wanted the law to stay in place and have no additional actions taken.
The survey also found that most Republicans, 85 percent, wanted the law repealed either in full or in part, while 65 percent of Democrats thought that it should be kept in place or expanded. Independents were again seen divided, with 40 percent hoping the law will be maintained or developed, while 49 percent favoring complete or partial repeal.
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