Belief in Hell 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 hell

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

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 80% 12% 8% 293
Alaska 72% 22% 6% 108
Arizona 66% 26% 9% 288
Arkansas 80% 13% 7% 179
California 68% 24% 8% 1,231
Colorado 74% 14% 12% 174
Connecticut 62% 27% 11% 100
Delaware 74% 16% 10% 108
Florida 70% 24% 6% 767
Georgia 80% 13% 7% 459
Idaho 74% 20% 6% 155
Illinois 74% 18% 8% 525
Indiana 76% 17% 7% 318
Iowa 80% 15% 6% 157
Kansas 77% 15% 8% 154
Kentucky 86% 10% 4% 244
Louisiana 81% 14% 5% 251
Maryland 67% 24% 8% 194
Massachusetts 55% 34% 11% 148
Michigan 75% 18% 7% 406
Minnesota 69% 20% 11% 243
Mississippi 82% 13% 6% 181
Missouri 77% 14% 9% 309
Montana 65% 28% 7% 130
Nebraska 80% 15% 4% 154
Nevada 68% 21% 11% 105
New Jersey 65% 25% 10% 303
New Mexico 71% 21% 8% 126
New York 63% 27% 10% 596
North Carolina 79% 13% 8% 441
North Dakota 77% 16% 7% 172
Ohio 76% 17% 7% 523
Oklahoma 75% 18% 6% 180
Oregon 67% 26% 7% 140
Pennsylvania 74% 20% 6% 581
South Carolina 79% 14% 7% 246
South Dakota 77% 16% 7% 145
Tennessee 83% 11% 6% 363
Texas 75% 19% 6% 1,257
Utah 61% 33% 6% 169
Virginia 77% 16% 7% 346
Washington 68% 21% 11% 243
West Virginia 85% 9% 6% 173
Wisconsin 72% 22% 6% 270
Wyoming 71% 24% 5% 153

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