Since 2008, poll respondents favoring one or all these restrictions has totaled "consistently about three-quarters or better," Walther explained.
Also, a majority of Americans do describe themselves as "pro-choice," the poll revealed, with 52 percent saying they were "pro-choice." 42 percent of respondents said they were "pro-life."
However, the survey shows that "when we go beyond those labels" of "pro-life" and "pro-choice" that Americans identify with and start "asking questions about what people actually feel in terms of their positions," Barbara Carvalho, director of the Marist Poll explained on the conference call, "there's actually a consensus that people really do want restrictions" on abortion.
"A lot of people" who identify as "pro-choice" may not favor legal abortion in all scenarios, Walther explained, and may actually want significant restrictions on when it can take place.
And, when respondents were asked about their "intensity" for their pro-life or pro-choice position, pro-lifers were "about 10 points more intense in that support" than pro-choicers, Walther said, revealing "stronger intensity on the pro-life side."
While the majority of Millennials said they were "pro-choice," a majority of them wanted abortion limited either to the first trimester (23 percent) or to cases of rape, incest, or to save the life of the mother (29 percent).
Almost six in ten Millennials supported a 20-week abortion ban, and almost just as many non-practicing Catholics (61 percent) as practicing Catholics (62 percent) supported the ban.
Almost six in ten Americans expressed "moral objections" to abortion, including 59 percent of political Independents, 63 percent of African-Americans, 62 percent of Latinos, and even 40 percent of Democrats. Half of Millennials said abortion was "morally wrong."
Half of respondents said abortion "does more harm than good" to a woman's life in the long-term, including more Millennials (44 percent) who said it does than who said it improves a woman's life (40 percent).
Other restrictions, like on taxpayer funding of abortion, were met with widespread support in the poll.
61 percent of respondents – including 87 percent of Trump supporters and 39 percent of Clinton supporters – opposed taxpayer funding of abortions in the U.S., which is currently policy under the Hyde Amendment.
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The No Taxpayer Funding of Abortion Act, expected to be voted on by the House on Tuesday, would solidify this provision in law, as it currently must be passed every year by Congress as a budget rider.
Regarding the direct taxpayer funding of abortions in foreign countries – prohibited in U.S. foreign assistance by the Helms Amendment – 83 percent of respondents opposed such funding.
President Trump signed an executive order on Monday reinstating the Mexico City policy, which prohibits U.S. assistance to international non-governmental organizations that perform or "promote" abortions.
Doctors and medical providers who conscientiously refuse to perform or participate in abortions should be allowed to do so, 6 in 10 respondents said, including 45 percent of pro-choice respondents and 62 percent of Independents.
Other recent polls on abortion have shown a majority of Americans in favor of some restrictions, though to what extent they support these restrictions is not always clear. Earlier in January, a Quinnipiac poll showed 34 percent of Americans saying abortion should be "legal in most cases," while 32 percent said it should be illegal in all or most cases. However, statistics show that the vast majority of abortions are performed in the first trimester of pregnancy.
In that same poll, Americans were equally divided on a 20-week abortion ban in their home state, with 46 percent both supporting and opposing such a ban.