Party affiliation 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 political party

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

Religious tradition Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
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Buddhist 14% 13% 73% 228
Catholic 29% 17% 53% 3,463
Evangelical Protestant 39% 17% 43% 2,735
Hindu 15% 20% 65% 143
Historically Black Protestant 7% 7% 86% 1,010
Jewish 21% 8% 71% 734
Mainline Protestant 36% 14% 49% 3,816
Mormon 44% 12% 44% 171
Muslim 16% 16% 67% 131
Orthodox Christian 24% 19% 57% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 20% 18% 61% 5,823

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