Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who say…

Religious tradition There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 21% 74% 4% < 1% 228
Catholic 25% 73% 1% 1% 3,463
Evangelical Protestant 35% 63% 1% 1% 2,735
Hindu 16% 81% 2% 1% 143
Historically Black Protestant 27% 72% 1% < 1% 1,010
Jewish 20% 78% 2% 1% 734
Mainline Protestant 26% 71% 2% 1% 3,816
Mormon 33% 67% 1% < 1% 171
Muslim 22% 76% < 1% 2% 131
Orthodox Christian 32% 65% < 1% 3% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 18% 81% 1% < 1% 5,823

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