Generational cohort among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by generational group

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

Religious tradition Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
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Buddhist 21% 18% 24% 31% 6% < 1% 225
Catholic 12% 11% 29% 37% 10% 1% 3,402
Evangelical Protestant 9% 13% 28% 35% 12% 1% 2,688
Hindu 15% 37% 38% 8% 1% < 1% 140
Historically Black Protestant 13% 14% 32% 32% 8% 1% 991
Jewish 12% 11% 23% 34% 16% 4% 721
Mainline Protestant 9% 10% 25% 38% 17% 2% 3,734
Mormon 10% 22% 31% 24% 11% 1% 166
Muslim 27% 23% 25% 21% 4% < 1% 129
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 21% 21% 28% 24% 5% < 1% 5,735

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