Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who say government aid to the poor…

Religious tradition Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 19% 76% 5% 1% 228
Catholic 42% 53% 3% 1% 3,463
Evangelical Protestant 44% 51% 4% 1% 2,735
Hindu 36% 57% 6% 1% 143
Historically Black Protestant 24% 71% 3% 1% 1,010
Jewish 25% 70% 3% 2% 734
Mainline Protestant 40% 54% 4% 2% 3,816
Mormon 45% 52% 1% 1% 171
Muslim 36% 60% 3% 1% 131
Orthodox Christian 42% 54% 3% 1% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 33% 62% 3% 2% 5,823

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