Views about abortion among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 31% 65% 4% 231
Alaska 44% 53% 3% 106
Arizona 43% 55% 2% 252
Arkansas 23% 74% 3% 126
California 46% 50% 4% 1,154
Colorado 40% 56% 4% 193
Connecticut 59% 34% 6% 113
Florida 44% 50% 6% 671
Georgia 32% 66% 3% 377
Idaho 35% 58% 6% 137
Illinois 41% 55% 4% 430
Indiana 28% 66% 6% 243
Iowa 35% 62% 3% 113
Kansas 33% 66% 2% 120
Kentucky 24% 67% 9% 172
Louisiana 30% 65% 5% 183
Maryland 52% 46% 2% 207
Massachusetts 61% 36% 4% 177
Michigan 45% 52% 3% 352
Minnesota 33% 65% 3% 196
Mississippi 22% 76% 2% 121
Missouri 35% 61% 4% 239
Montana 38% 53% 9% 134
Nebraska 31% 66% 3% 128
New Hampshire 50% 41% 8% 100
New Jersey 47% 50% 3% 266
New Mexico 42% 54% 4% 103
New York 51% 45% 4% 544
North Carolina 41% 55% 4% 377
North Dakota 27% 71% 2% 139
Ohio 34% 65% 1% 385
Oklahoma 35% 62% 3% 134
Oregon 44% 53% 3% 140
Pennsylvania 37% 59% 5% 501
South Carolina 27% 70% 3% 197
South Dakota 28% 72% < 1% 113
Tennessee 27% 70% 2% 292
Texas 34% 62% 4% 949
Utah 23% 77% < 1% 126
Virginia 40% 58% 3% 328
Washington 39% 56% 5% 243
West Virginia 22% 71% 8% 136
Wisconsin 36% 61% 3% 199
Wyoming 28% 70% 2% 147

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