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

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

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 91% 4% 4% 293
Alaska 78% 15% 7% 108
Arizona 80% 12% 8% 288
Arkansas 85% 7% 8% 179
California 81% 12% 7% 1,231
Colorado 78% 11% 12% 174
Connecticut 87% 6% 6% 100
Delaware 91% 6% 3% 108
Florida 81% 15% 5% 767
Georgia 88% 7% 5% 459
Idaho 87% 7% 5% 155
Illinois 83% 9% 8% 525
Indiana 86% 8% 7% 318
Iowa 87% 8% 5% 157
Kansas 84% 9% 8% 154
Kentucky 90% 6% 4% 244
Louisiana 89% 7% 5% 251
Maryland 77% 16% 7% 194
Massachusetts 78% 14% 9% 148
Michigan 84% 8% 8% 406
Minnesota 81% 10% 9% 243
Mississippi 92% 4% 4% 181
Missouri 86% 9% 5% 309
Montana 83% 11% 6% 130
Nebraska 89% 7% 5% 154
Nevada 85% 8% 7% 105
New Jersey 84% 8% 8% 303
New Mexico 81% 14% 5% 126
New York 78% 14% 8% 596
North Carolina 83% 8% 9% 441
North Dakota 86% 7% 6% 172
Ohio 86% 8% 5% 523
Oklahoma 88% 9% 4% 180
Oregon 81% 11% 8% 140
Pennsylvania 84% 10% 6% 581
South Carolina 87% 8% 5% 246
South Dakota 80% 10% 10% 145
Tennessee 85% 7% 8% 363
Texas 84% 10% 6% 1,257
Utah 94% 3% 3% 169
Virginia 82% 11% 7% 346
Washington 82% 11% 8% 243
West Virginia 89% 4% 7% 173
Wisconsin 89% 6% 5% 270
Wyoming 86% 6% 7% 153

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