Views about abortion among women by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among women by views about abortion

% of women 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 83% 17% < 1% 126
Catholic 49% 47% 5% 3,776
Evangelical Protestant 34% 62% 3% 4,532
Historically Black Protestant 51% 43% 6% 1,098
Jehovah's Witness 16% 77% 7% 158
Jewish 83% 13% 3% 419
Mainline Protestant 62% 34% 4% 3,305
Mormon 28% 69% 2% 317
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 76% 21% 3% 3,085

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