Views about abortion among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally 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 28% 67% 4% 245
Arizona 23% 73% 4% 172
Arkansas 24% 72% 4% 135
California 31% 65% 4% 822
Colorado 26% 67% 7% 106
Florida 37% 58% 5% 562
Georgia 35% 61% 4% 379
Illinois 34% 63% 3% 320
Indiana 26% 68% 7% 234
Kentucky 21% 73% 5% 183
Louisiana 27% 67% 6% 186
Maryland 43% 53% 4% 154
Michigan 34% 62% 4% 278
Minnesota 21% 77% 2% 126
Mississippi 24% 73% 3% 169
Missouri 24% 72% 3% 186
New Jersey 40% 56% 5% 171
New York 43% 51% 6% 400
North Carolina 29% 63% 8% 352
Ohio 33% 65% 2% 336
Oklahoma 31% 64% 5% 152
Pennsylvania 28% 68% 4% 368
South Carolina 31% 63% 6% 230
Tennessee 31% 68% 2% 297
Texas 28% 68% 5% 935
Virginia 38% 59% 3% 262
Washington 25% 68% 7% 145
West Virginia 20% 75% 5% 134
Wisconsin 30% 68% 2% 158

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