Importance of religion in one's life 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 importance of religion

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

Religious tradition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 33% 38% 16% 11% 3% 228
Catholic 43% 41% 12% 4% < 1% 3,463
Evangelical Protestant 64% 30% 4% 1% 1% 2,735
Hindu 21% 54% 19% 6% < 1% 143
Historically Black Protestant 81% 16% 2% 1% < 1% 1,010
Jewish 28% 39% 23% 10% < 1% 734
Mainline Protestant 44% 40% 13% 3% < 1% 3,816
Mormon 64% 23% 10% 3% < 1% 171
Muslim 52% 35% 11% 2% < 1% 131
Orthodox Christian 41% 42% 12% 5% < 1% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 8% 19% 28% 45% 1% 5,823

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