Belief in Hell 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 hell

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

State Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 60% 32% 8% 194
Alaska 41% 53% 7% 191
Arizona 45% 48% 8% 337
Arkansas 67% 29% 3% 122
California 40% 53% 7% 2,288
Colorado 34% 57% 9% 311
Connecticut 44% 48% 8% 262
Delaware 44% 44% 12% 176
District of Columbia 37% 54% 9% 223
Florida 48% 43% 8% 1,153
Georgia 54% 41% 6% 469
Hawaii 45% 47% 9% 213
Idaho 34% 57% 9% 154
Illinois 43% 47% 10% 760
Indiana 54% 39% 7% 301
Iowa 40% 49% 11% 164
Kansas 51% 41% 8% 148
Kentucky 57% 37% 6% 164
Louisiana 53% 36% 11% 190
Maine 32% 57% 11% 199
Maryland 45% 47% 8% 424
Massachusetts 29% 60% 10% 524
Michigan 48% 43% 9% 537
Minnesota 40% 53% 7% 303
Mississippi 68% 28% 3% 110
Missouri 54% 41% 6% 305
Montana 39% 55% 6% 169
Nebraska 45% 46% 9% 144
Nevada 39% 52% 9% 198
New Hampshire 36% 55% 9% 195
New Jersey 46% 46% 9% 539
New Mexico 39% 53% 8% 173
New York 42% 51% 7% 1,287
North Carolina 59% 35% 6% 525
North Dakota 47% 48% 5% 157
Ohio 50% 44% 6% 558
Oklahoma 61% 34% 4% 192
Oregon 33% 57% 10% 266
Pennsylvania 43% 49% 8% 713
Rhode Island 36% 53% 11% 198
South Carolina 58% 31% 11% 219
South Dakota 50% 38% 11% 149
Tennessee 67% 28% 5% 267
Texas 54% 38% 8% 1,164
Utah 33% 62% 5% 140
Vermont 28% 64% 7% 218
Virginia 53% 38% 9% 502
Washington 31% 63% 7% 437
West Virginia 63% 31% 6% 118
Wisconsin 46% 46% 8% 311
Wyoming 44% 45% 10% 151

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