Importance of religion in one's life 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 importance of religion

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

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Alabama 63% 15% 12% 9% 1% 194
Alaska 22% 35% 19% 24% 1% 191
Arizona 33% 27% 21% 19% < 1% 337
Arkansas 57% 20% 13% 10% < 1% 122
California 30% 30% 19% 20% 1% 2,288
Colorado 30% 34% 16% 20% < 1% 311
Connecticut 34% 30% 21% 15% < 1% 262
Delaware 31% 35% 17% 16% 2% 176
District of Columbia 38% 23% 20% 18% < 1% 223
Florida 40% 29% 15% 15% 1% 1,153
Georgia 49% 25% 13% 13% 1% 469
Hawaii 32% 34% 19% 15% < 1% 213
Idaho 29% 29% 18% 24% < 1% 154
Illinois 34% 34% 18% 14% < 1% 760
Indiana 35% 31% 17% 17% < 1% 301
Iowa 38% 30% 16% 16% < 1% 164
Kansas 34% 36% 19% 12% < 1% 148
Kentucky 45% 28% 14% 13% < 1% 164
Louisiana 55% 24% 9% 12% < 1% 190
Maine 20% 31% 19% 29% 1% 199
Maryland 40% 28% 15% 16% 1% 424
Massachusetts 24% 31% 20% 25% 1% 524
Michigan 36% 32% 15% 15% 1% 537
Minnesota 26% 36% 18% 19% < 1% 303
Mississippi 53% 24% 12% 11% < 1% 110
Missouri 34% 37% 16% 12% < 1% 305
Montana 28% 31% 19% 20% 2% 169
Nebraska 36% 29% 20% 13% 2% 144
Nevada 33% 33% 10% 23% 2% 198
New Hampshire 21% 29% 29% 22% < 1% 195
New Jersey 37% 33% 17% 13% < 1% 539
New Mexico 42% 26% 9% 22% 1% 173
New York 34% 32% 15% 19% 1% 1,287
North Carolina 48% 28% 12% 13% < 1% 525
North Dakota 37% 27% 19% 16% 1% 157
Ohio 40% 30% 13% 17% < 1% 558
Oklahoma 48% 32% 5% 14% < 1% 192
Oregon 31% 28% 16% 24% 1% 266
Pennsylvania 33% 31% 18% 17% < 1% 713
Rhode Island 33% 32% 12% 23% < 1% 198
South Carolina 55% 24% 14% 7% < 1% 219
South Dakota 47% 31% 9% 13% < 1% 149
Tennessee 54% 26% 12% 8% 1% 267
Texas 46% 29% 11% 14% < 1% 1,164
Utah 32% 22% 23% 18% 4% 140
Vermont 20% 24% 25% 30% 1% 218
Virginia 45% 28% 13% 13% < 1% 502
Washington 26% 26% 23% 25% < 1% 437
West Virginia 44% 32% 11% 11% 2% 118
Wisconsin 30% 34% 18% 18% < 1% 311
Wyoming 29% 37% 21% 14% < 1% 151

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