Views about abortion among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by state (2014) Switch to: State 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…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 43% 54% 4% 268
Alaska 77% 21% 2% 193
Arizona 55% 39% 6% 374
Arkansas 47% 52% 1% 180
California 63% 33% 4% 2,431
Colorado 73% 24% 3% 299
Connecticut 72% 24% 4% 257
Delaware 66% 28% 6% 199
District of Columbia 77% 20% 3% 222
Florida 63% 33% 4% 1,303
Georgia 58% 37% 4% 571
Hawaii 74% 23% 3% 215
Idaho 53% 42% 5% 178
Illinois 64% 35% 2% 860
Indiana 51% 44% 5% 398
Iowa 60% 38% 2% 213
Kansas 58% 39% 3% 187
Kentucky 45% 48% 6% 251
Louisiana 44% 53% 3% 268
Maine 73% 23% 4% 213
Maryland 70% 28% 3% 417
Massachusetts 80% 17% 3% 506
Michigan 61% 36% 3% 601
Minnesota 61% 35% 4% 357
Mississippi 46% 49% 6% 181
Missouri 52% 43% 5% 394
Montana 70% 28% 2% 170
Nebraska 62% 33% 5% 180
Nevada 72% 25% 4% 210
New Hampshire 74% 24% 2% 192
New Jersey 67% 29% 4% 596
New Mexico 60% 37% 3% 194
New York 69% 28% 4% 1,357
North Carolina 54% 39% 7% 624
North Dakota 59% 38% 3% 196
Ohio 56% 39% 6% 728
Oklahoma 60% 37% 4% 244
Oregon 75% 23% 3% 270
Pennsylvania 60% 36% 4% 836
Rhode Island 72% 24% 4% 195
South Carolina 51% 41% 8% 282
South Dakota 61% 35% 4% 187
Tennessee 50% 45% 6% 354
Texas 52% 44% 4% 1,509
Utah 63% 33% 4% 179
Vermont 78% 17% 4% 217
Virginia 65% 32% 3% 529
Washington 71% 24% 4% 454
West Virginia 48% 47% 5% 165
Wisconsin 60% 38% 2% 389
Wyoming 63% 34% 3% 162

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