Views about abortion among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say abortion should be…

Religious tradition Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 81% 17% 1% 212
Catholic 52% 43% 4% 4,619
Evangelical Protestant 43% 53% 4% 3,811
Hindu 71% 27% 2% 158
Historically Black Protestant 55% 40% 5% 1,290
Jewish 85% 13% 2% 633
Mainline Protestant 66% 30% 4% 3,901
Mormon 44% 53% 3% 267
Muslim 54% 39% 7% 178
Orthodox Christian 54% 45% 1% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 76% 21% 3% 5,875

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