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ICYMI: The Hill Features July BlackTrack Poll Showing Dramatic Drop in Supreme Court Approval over Gun-Control and Abortion Access

Washington, DC | August 1 – In case you missed it, The Hill featured HIT’s July BlackTrack poll showing a significant drop in approval as the Supreme Court released controversial decisions surrounding abortion access and gun violence.  

Some of the most significant findings were:  

  • 83% of Black voters were concerned about the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and  
  • Concerns about gun–violence were top-of-mind for Black voters in the aftermath of the Buffalo and Uvalde shootings. To learn more about the results of this month’s BlackTrack, click here

Black voter support plummets for Supreme Court: poll 
By: Cheyanne Daniels | The Hill 

Support for the Supreme Court has plummeted among Black voters after justices overturned the constitutional right to abortion, according to a new HIT Strategies BlackTrack poll released Wednesday. 

Prior to the reversal, approval of the Supreme Court among Black voters was 63 percent in March. But this month, that approval rating plunged to 42 percent, an all-time low for the public opinion research company’s polling.  

The drop in support came after the court saw its highest approval rating from Black voters during the confirmation process for Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman to sit on the nation’s highest court.  

Read the full article here and see the graphs of data below. 

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