Generational cohort 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 generational group

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

State Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
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Alabama 14% 12% 24% 37% 13% < 1% 188
Alaska 17% 17% 30% 26% 8% 2% 188
Arizona 12% 16% 27% 30% 14% < 1% 332
Arkansas 10% 15% 25% 38% 11% 1% 121
California 17% 15% 27% 30% 10% 1% 2,229
Colorado 14% 17% 31% 28% 9% 1% 306
Connecticut 14% 12% 31% 35% 7% 1% 250
Delaware 19% 11% 24% 31% 13% 1% 173
District of Columbia 11% 28% 28% 26% 8% < 1% 215
Florida 13% 12% 27% 33% 13% 2% 1,133
Georgia 16% 14% 33% 30% 7% < 1% 461
Hawaii 17% 13% 22% 38% 7% 2% 209
Idaho 13% 12% 24% 32% 18% < 1% 152
Illinois 16% 14% 27% 32% 9% 1% 746
Indiana 11% 19% 29% 30% 10% 1% 297
Iowa 16% 15% 26% 29% 13% 1% 162
Kansas 17% 14% 25% 29% 13% 3% 147
Kentucky 17% 14% 25% 35% 7% 1% 162
Louisiana 14% 18% 27% 34% 7% < 1% 190
Maine 12% 9% 27% 35% 14% 3% 199
Maryland 12% 19% 32% 29% 8% < 1% 415
Massachusetts 16% 15% 30% 30% 8% 1% 513
Michigan 12% 11% 29% 37% 10% 1% 527
Minnesota 16% 15% 28% 29% 10% 1% 299
Mississippi 14% 19% 32% 28% 7% < 1% 109
Missouri 15% 15% 28% 31% 10% 1% 299
Montana 11% 12% 30% 36% 11% < 1% 165
Nebraska 20% 19% 24% 28% 8% 1% 143
Nevada 18% 15% 27% 32% 8% 1% 195
New Hampshire 17% 11% 28% 34% 9% 1% 192
New Jersey 14% 14% 28% 34% 8% 2% 520
New Mexico 11% 15% 24% 37% 13% < 1% 171
New York 14% 16% 27% 31% 10% 1% 1,251
North Carolina 12% 15% 31% 31% 10% 1% 520
North Dakota 14% 15% 30% 32% 9% 1% 156
Ohio 13% 14% 29% 32% 11% 1% 552
Oklahoma 11% 17% 32% 31% 9% < 1% 190
Oregon 11% 18% 28% 31% 11% 2% 264
Pennsylvania 16% 12% 27% 33% 11% 1% 707
Rhode Island 7% 15% 34% 32% 11% 1% 195
South Carolina 14% 11% 27% 38% 9% < 1% 213
South Dakota 9% 20% 26% 37% 8% 1% 144
Tennessee 11% 18% 28% 31% 11% 1% 265
Texas 17% 17% 29% 28% 9% < 1% 1,146
Utah 15% 28% 28% 24% 5% < 1% 135
Vermont 13% 12% 27% 39% 9% 1% 215
Virginia 13% 18% 29% 30% 9% < 1% 489
Washington 12% 16% 28% 33% 9% 2% 436
West Virginia 11% 20% 29% 32% 7% 1% 117
Wisconsin 13% 14% 31% 32% 9% 1% 304
Wyoming 13% 19% 25% 32% 10% 2% 151

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