Views about abortion among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by views about abortion

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say abortion should be…

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Alabama 30% 67% 4% 314
Alaska 55% 43% 2% 183
Arizona 46% 51% 3% 410
Arkansas 36% 62% 1% 172
California 56% 39% 5% 1,784
Colorado 48% 47% 5% 278
Connecticut 61% 33% 6% 196
Delaware 57% 39% 3% 146
Florida 51% 45% 4% 1,035
Georgia 43% 54% 3% 528
Hawaii 67% 29% 4% 160
Idaho 41% 52% 7% 209
Illinois 48% 50% 2% 721
Indiana 37% 58% 5% 383
Iowa 37% 60% 3% 201
Kansas 45% 54% 1% 204
Kentucky 36% 59% 5% 245
Louisiana 36% 62% 2% 262
Maine 59% 38% 3% 180
Maryland 58% 38% 4% 298
Massachusetts 68% 29% 3% 325
Michigan 49% 48% 3% 545
Minnesota 46% 52% 3% 331
Mississippi 31% 64% 5% 178
Missouri 39% 57% 4% 402
Montana 48% 46% 6% 215
Nebraska 42% 55% 3% 202
Nevada 56% 40% 4% 194
New Hampshire 61% 33% 6% 180
New Jersey 59% 39% 3% 437
New Mexico 48% 47% 6% 153
New York 62% 36% 2% 882
North Carolina 42% 54% 4% 559
North Dakota 45% 53% 2% 233
Ohio 44% 53% 4% 682
Oklahoma 44% 52% 3% 240
Oregon 54% 43% 3% 228
Pennsylvania 47% 50% 3% 793
Rhode Island 58% 39% 3% 155
South Carolina 37% 59% 4% 271
South Dakota 39% 58% 3% 212
Tennessee 35% 60% 5% 407
Texas 42% 55% 3% 1,330
Utah 33% 65% 2% 222
Vermont 64% 32% 4% 143
Virginia 50% 47% 3% 516
Washington 53% 42% 5% 386
West Virginia 34% 60% 6% 188
Wisconsin 44% 54% 2% 369
Wyoming 43% 55% 2% 230

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