Views about abortion among adults who say religion is very important by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say religion is very important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is very important 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% 64% 5% 397
Alaska 34% 63% 3% 124
Arizona 31% 64% 5% 335
Arkansas 31% 66% 3% 217
California 37% 57% 6% 1,666
Colorado 38% 56% 6% 230
Connecticut 54% 41% 6% 156
Delaware 37% 56% 8% 147
District of Columbia 54% 39% 7% 140
Florida 43% 51% 6% 1,058
Georgia 36% 60% 4% 626
Hawaii 48% 49% 4% 134
Idaho 26% 68% 7% 168
Illinois 38% 60% 3% 696
Indiana 28% 66% 5% 381
Iowa 36% 63% 1% 184
Kansas 33% 66% 1% 165
Kentucky 26% 68% 6% 289
Louisiana 30% 66% 5% 328
Maine 38% 59% 3% 108
Maryland 50% 45% 5% 327
Massachusetts 54% 39% 7% 251
Michigan 39% 56% 5% 513
Minnesota 30% 67% 4% 281
Mississippi 26% 69% 5% 233
Missouri 28% 66% 6% 356
Montana 36% 60% 4% 139
Nebraska 33% 64% 3% 179
Nevada 47% 49% 5% 133
New Hampshire 42% 52% 7% 107
New Jersey 45% 51% 4% 434
New Mexico 37% 60% 3% 169
New York 48% 47% 5% 882
North Carolina 38% 55% 7% 639
North Dakota 33% 64% 3% 197
Ohio 35% 61% 4% 673
Oklahoma 39% 57% 4% 251
Oregon 44% 53% 2% 174
Pennsylvania 34% 62% 5% 739
Rhode Island 44% 48% 9% 149
South Carolina 33% 61% 6% 346
South Dakota 39% 58% 2% 175
Tennessee 31% 66% 4% 475
Texas 33% 62% 5% 1,611
Utah 26% 72% 2% 191
Virginia 42% 55% 3% 503
Washington 35% 60% 5% 312
West Virginia 24% 69% 7% 197
Wisconsin 36% 61% 3% 279
Wyoming 28% 70% 2% 166

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