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% of who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's 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 28% 68% 4% 264
Arizona 25% 73% 2% 219
Arkansas 25% 72% 3% 147
California 28% 66% 6% 1,027
Colorado 30% 66% 5% 150
Florida 33% 62% 5% 632
Georgia 30% 66% 3% 426
Idaho 16% 80% 4% 120
Illinois 30% 67% 3% 403
Indiana 20% 74% 6% 242
Iowa 29% 69% 1% 119
Kansas 26% 73% 1% 115
Kentucky 22% 73% 5% 190
Louisiana 23% 73% 4% 201
Maryland 45% 49% 5% 211
Massachusetts 53% 41% 6% 111
Michigan 32% 64% 4% 332
Minnesota 20% 78% 2% 164
Mississippi 18% 79% 3% 161
Missouri 23% 75% 2% 240
Nebraska 25% 73% 2% 113
New Jersey 42% 56% 3% 249
New Mexico 30% 66% 4% 107
New York 38% 57% 5% 496
North Carolina 33% 62% 5% 428
North Dakota 32% 67% 1% 113
Ohio 25% 71% 4% 389
Oklahoma 29% 67% 4% 159
Oregon 36% 61% 3% 111
Pennsylvania 27% 70% 4% 474
South Carolina 29% 66% 5% 230
South Dakota 29% 70% 2% 109
Tennessee 25% 72% 3% 326
Texas 26% 71% 3% 1,052
Utah 20% 80% < 1% 141
Virginia 36% 61% 3% 318
Washington 19% 75% 6% 204
West Virginia 25% 67% 8% 143
Wisconsin 31% 68% 1% 197
Wyoming 25% 73% 2% 118

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