Frequency of reading scripture 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 frequency of reading scripture

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State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 45% 11% 10% 33% 1% 194
Alaska 13% 8% 6% 73% < 1% 191
Arizona 20% 8% 9% 61% 2% 337
Arkansas 32% 14% 12% 42% < 1% 122
California 17% 8% 10% 65% < 1% 2,288
Colorado 14% 9% 9% 67% 1% 311
Connecticut 18% 7% 8% 66% < 1% 262
Delaware 16% 9% 5% 68% 1% 176
District of Columbia 22% 10% 9% 59% < 1% 223
Florida 23% 11% 10% 56% 1% 1,153
Georgia 31% 13% 8% 48% < 1% 469
Hawaii 18% 10% 12% 60% 1% 213
Idaho 15% 8% 13% 61% 2% 154
Illinois 18% 10% 9% 62% 1% 760
Indiana 18% 11% 8% 62% 1% 301
Iowa 17% 9% 10% 64% < 1% 164
Kansas 18% 13% 8% 60% 1% 148
Kentucky 30% 9% 12% 49% < 1% 164
Louisiana 33% 13% 8% 44% 2% 190
Maine 11% 6% 3% 79% < 1% 199
Maryland 25% 11% 6% 57% 1% 424
Massachusetts 10% 8% 8% 73% < 1% 524
Michigan 18% 12% 11% 59% 1% 537
Minnesota 13% 7% 11% 69% < 1% 303
Mississippi 43% 15% 3% 38% 1% 110
Missouri 19% 14% 12% 54% < 1% 305
Montana 17% 7% 8% 69% < 1% 169
Nebraska 18% 9% 6% 67% 1% 144
Nevada 17% 11% 11% 61% < 1% 198
New Hampshire 8% 6% 7% 79% 1% 195
New Jersey 19% 8% 7% 65% 1% 539
New Mexico 26% 10% 4% 59% < 1% 173
New York 20% 7% 10% 63% 1% 1,287
North Carolina 31% 16% 11% 42% < 1% 525
North Dakota 13% 7% 11% 69% < 1% 157
Ohio 22% 10% 9% 59% < 1% 558
Oklahoma 27% 16% 9% 48% < 1% 192
Oregon 18% 11% 8% 62% 1% 266
Pennsylvania 19% 7% 12% 62% < 1% 713
Rhode Island 12% 3% 11% 74% < 1% 198
South Carolina 41% 11% 6% 42% < 1% 219
South Dakota 25% 5% 9% 62% < 1% 149
Tennessee 43% 9% 7% 40% 1% 267
Texas 28% 11% 11% 50% < 1% 1,164
Utah 27% 5% 13% 55% < 1% 140
Vermont 12% 7% 6% 76% < 1% 218
Virginia 31% 11% 6% 52% < 1% 502
Washington 15% 10% 7% 69% < 1% 437
West Virginia 24% 10% 10% 54% 2% 118
Wisconsin 13% 10% 8% 68% < 1% 311
Wyoming 18% 12% 8% 62% < 1% 151

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