Belief in God among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by belief in God

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

State Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
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Alabama 72% 17% 3% 1% 5% 2% 194
Alaska 37% 33% 7% 1% 18% 4% 191
Arizona 48% 23% 9% < 1% 16% 4% 337
Arkansas 64% 18% 5% < 1% 9% 3% 122
California 43% 24% 10% 1% 19% 3% 2,288
Colorado 43% 25% 10% 2% 15% 5% 311
Connecticut 50% 24% 6% 1% 15% 3% 262
Delaware 47% 28% 10% 1% 11% 3% 176
District of Columbia 47% 21% 10% < 1% 17% 4% 223
Florida 54% 22% 6% 1% 14% 2% 1,153
Georgia 60% 20% 7% < 1% 11% 2% 469
Hawaii 50% 23% 10% 1% 13% 3% 213
Idaho 43% 23% 5% 1% 21% 7% 154
Illinois 48% 27% 8% < 1% 14% 4% 760
Indiana 50% 25% 6% < 1% 15% 3% 301
Iowa 53% 21% 6% 1% 16% 3% 164
Kansas 51% 29% 5% < 1% 14% 1% 148
Kentucky 54% 22% 6% < 1% 17% 1% 164
Louisiana 60% 21% 4% < 1% 14% 2% 190
Maine 34% 32% 8% 1% 22% 3% 199
Maryland 55% 20% 6% < 1% 15% 4% 424
Massachusetts 33% 27% 12% 1% 22% 4% 524
Michigan 50% 26% 6% < 1% 14% 2% 537
Minnesota 42% 31% 9% < 1% 14% 5% 303
Mississippi 69% 12% 4% 1% 11% 4% 110
Missouri 55% 21% 10% 1% 10% 2% 305
Montana 51% 27% 9% < 1% 13% 1% 169
Nebraska 51% 24% 3% 1% 15% 5% 144
Nevada 52% 20% 7% < 1% 19% 2% 198
New Hampshire 34% 26% 12% 1% 21% 7% 195
New Jersey 49% 27% 8% < 1% 13% 3% 539
New Mexico 45% 28% 7% < 1% 18% 2% 173
New York 48% 22% 9% 1% 16% 4% 1,287
North Carolina 61% 21% 3% < 1% 13% 2% 525
North Dakota 52% 27% 5% < 1% 11% 4% 157
Ohio 54% 24% 6% 1% 12% 3% 558
Oklahoma 59% 23% 4% < 1% 12% 2% 192
Oregon 46% 21% 9% < 1% 18% 6% 266
Pennsylvania 45% 28% 7% 1% 16% 3% 713
Rhode Island 47% 22% 6% < 1% 17% 8% 198
South Carolina 62% 20% 4% 1% 9% 4% 219
South Dakota 59% 22% 6% < 1% 12% 1% 149
Tennessee 64% 20% 6% < 1% 8% 1% 267
Texas 58% 22% 6% < 1% 12% 2% 1,164
Utah 41% 26% 16% < 1% 14% 3% 140
Vermont 32% 26% 6% < 1% 28% 7% 218
Virginia 54% 23% 8% < 1% 12% 3% 502
Washington 40% 26% 11% 1% 20% 2% 437
West Virginia 59% 21% 4% 1% 12% 3% 118
Wisconsin 41% 27% 9% < 1% 19% 3% 311
Wyoming 53% 20% 9% < 1% 12% 6% 151

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