Political ideology 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 political ideology

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

State Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 39% 35% 19% 7% 194
Alaska 24% 44% 28% 4% 191
Arizona 23% 37% 34% 6% 337
Arkansas 26% 48% 21% 4% 122
California 21% 38% 37% 4% 2,288
Colorado 17% 43% 34% 6% 311
Connecticut 25% 40% 29% 5% 262
Delaware 12% 51% 30% 7% 176
District of Columbia 9% 36% 46% 10% 223
Florida 25% 36% 31% 7% 1,153
Georgia 28% 38% 29% 5% 469
Hawaii 19% 50% 27% 4% 213
Idaho 28% 39% 32% 1% 154
Illinois 19% 39% 35% 7% 760
Indiana 30% 36% 26% 8% 301
Iowa 22% 37% 35% 6% 164
Kansas 22% 40% 37% 1% 148
Kentucky 19% 43% 35% 3% 164
Louisiana 33% 40% 23% 4% 190
Maine 24% 37% 37% 2% 199
Maryland 16% 38% 37% 9% 424
Massachusetts 18% 35% 43% 5% 524
Michigan 23% 40% 31% 6% 537
Minnesota 18% 37% 37% 8% 303
Mississippi 28% 40% 30% 2% 110
Missouri 24% 44% 28% 5% 305
Montana 26% 38% 31% 5% 169
Nebraska 25% 32% 32% 11% 144
Nevada 23% 44% 28% 4% 198
New Hampshire 22% 38% 35% 6% 195
New Jersey 19% 39% 35% 7% 539
New Mexico 24% 47% 28% 1% 173
New York 21% 36% 38% 5% 1,287
North Carolina 25% 38% 34% 3% 525
North Dakota 30% 36% 31% 3% 157
Ohio 28% 37% 31% 3% 558
Oklahoma 23% 40% 31% 6% 192
Oregon 23% 35% 37% 5% 266
Pennsylvania 24% 39% 31% 6% 713
Rhode Island 15% 37% 42% 6% 198
South Carolina 26% 48% 22% 4% 219
South Dakota 35% 37% 26% 1% 149
Tennessee 29% 31% 33% 6% 267
Texas 27% 38% 29% 6% 1,164
Utah 20% 36% 36% 8% 140
Vermont 17% 35% 45% 3% 218
Virginia 24% 45% 26% 4% 502
Washington 15% 35% 44% 6% 437
West Virginia 31% 37% 29% 3% 118
Wisconsin 27% 40% 30% 3% 311
Wyoming 20% 42% 28% 9% 151

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