DENVER (AP/CBS4) – A new poll says half of Colorado voters support the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling allowing some religiously oriented businesses to opt out of contraception coverage for their employees.
The Quinnipiac University poll released Monday found that 50 percent of voters support the court’s Hobby Lobby decision while 46 percent disagreed with it. Three percent didn’t have an opinion.READ MORE: Man Killed In Lakewood Hit-And-Run
Male voters agreed with the ruling 59 to 38 percent while women disagreed with it 54 to 43 percent. The poll of 1,147 registered voters has a margin of error of 2.9 percent.READ MORE: 1 Person Dies, 3 Others Hurt In Single-Vehicle Crash In Denver
Democrats are hoping the Hobby Lobby decision will energize more women to vote for their Senate candidates in Colorado and other key states as they try to retain control of the chamber.
Colorado Sen. Mark Udall who is facing a competitive reelection is sponsoring legislation that would override the decision.MORE NEWS: Stimulus Check Latest: Will You Get A Fourth Relief Payment?
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