Views about abortion among moderates by state (2014) Switch to: State among moderates by views about abortion

% of moderates 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 44% 53% 3% 144
Alaska 75% 25% < 1% 100
Arizona 59% 37% 4% 213
Arkansas 48% 52% < 1% 118
California 63% 34% 3% 1,257
Colorado 74% 24% 1% 167
Connecticut 75% 24% 1% 139
Delaware 71% 25% 4% 116
District of Columbia 64% 33% 3% 112
Florida 65% 31% 4% 662
Georgia 57% 39% 4% 308
Hawaii 78% 22% < 1% 122
Idaho 55% 41% 4% 104
Illinois 64% 33% 3% 441
Indiana 50% 46% 4% 217
Iowa 62% 35% 3% 101
Kansas 62% 38% < 1% 102
Kentucky 54% 41% 5% 130
Louisiana 51% 45% 3% 131
Maryland 67% 30% 3% 244
Massachusetts 75% 22% 3% 248
Michigan 67% 30% 3% 324
Minnesota 60% 36% 3% 191
Missouri 62% 35% 3% 206
Nevada 74% 22% 4% 108
New Hampshire 73% 24% 3% 105
New Jersey 64% 32% 4% 329
New Mexico 67% 31% 2% 106
New York 69% 28% 3% 641
North Carolina 59% 37% 4% 331
Ohio 56% 39% 5% 395
Oklahoma 55% 41% 4% 138
Oregon 65% 31% 4% 137
Pennsylvania 59% 36% 5% 462
Rhode Island 66% 31% 3% 112
South Carolina 57% 40% 3% 170
South Dakota 54% 45% 1% 103
Tennessee 47% 50% 2% 179
Texas 54% 41% 5% 815
Virginia 67% 30% 3% 323
Washington 64% 33% 3% 230
Wisconsin 59% 36% 5% 211

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