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Gallup: Support for assisted suicide fluctuates based on the wording of the question

May 31, 2013 (Alex Schadenberg) – A Gallup survey conducted (May 2 – 7, 2013) found that support for assisted suicide fluctuates by almost 20% based on the wording of the question. The survey found that:  51% of Americans support assisted suicide when the process is described as doctors helping a patient “commit suicide” while 70% of Americans supported assisted suicide when it was described as allowing doctors to “end the patient's life by some painless means.” The report from Gallup stated: Gallup has asked both questions of U.S. adults aged 18 and older annually since 2001, as part of its Values […]