Parent of children under 18 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 parental status

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

Religious tradition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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Buddhist 21% 79% 227
Catholic 29% 71% 3,452
Evangelical Protestant 30% 70% 2,727
Hindu 32% 68% 143
Historically Black Protestant 32% 68% 1,006
Jewish 24% 76% 733
Mainline Protestant 25% 75% 3,806
Mormon 37% 63% 170
Muslim 36% 64% 131
Orthodox Christian 29% 71% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 25% 75% 5,805

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