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Polls Finds Majority of Voters Support Social Security Disability Insurance Program

older woman is happy to be receiving social security benefitsThe National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR) commissioned a poll that found that the majority of voters support Social Security Disability Insurance benefits and do not believe the government should cut funding to this program.

Voters were asked whether they think the SSDI program should receive budget cuts, and 83 percent of those polled said that it would be “unfair” to cut benefits to Americans who have paid into the system. Of those, 75 percent identified as Republican.

The poll also found that:

  • 73 percent support the SSDI program even after hearing the program referred to as another “handout” or entitlement program
  • 77 percent said that Congress should focus on other programs to cut to try to balance the budget

 

Only 8 percent of those polled said that the budget for the SSDI program should be cut.

The poll, conducted by Lincoln Park Strategies, suggests that political attacks against the SSDI program do not reflect the opinions of the majority of Americans.

North Carolina Social Security Lawyers

The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin also believes that the Social Security Disability Insurance program is a valuable one for Americans, and our lawyers are ready to fight for those who have been denied benefits. Call 1-866-900-7078 for a free evaluation of your case and find out how our North Carolina Social Security lawyers may be able to help you.