Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say abortion should be illegal in all or most cases by views about government aid to the poor

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

State Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 63% 29% 6% 2% 293
Alaska 56% 33% 8% 4% 108
Arizona 57% 38% 3% 3% 288
Arkansas 54% 43% 1% 2% 179
California 46% 48% 3% 3% 1,231
Colorado 59% 38% 1% 2% 174
Connecticut 52% 41% 6% 1% 100
Delaware 52% 46% 1% 1% 108
Florida 56% 39% 4% 1% 767
Georgia 55% 38% 5% 2% 459
Idaho 60% 34% 5% 1% 155
Illinois 53% 41% 4% 1% 525
Indiana 63% 31% 5% 2% 318
Iowa 57% 39% 4% 1% 157
Kansas 61% 31% 6% 2% 154
Kentucky 55% 34% 7% 4% 244
Louisiana 57% 37% 2% 4% 251
Maryland 51% 44% 3% 1% 194
Massachusetts 52% 35% 9% 4% 148
Michigan 57% 38% 3% 1% 406
Minnesota 56% 41% 3% < 1% 243
Mississippi 54% 39% 3% 3% 181
Missouri 59% 35% 3% 3% 309
Montana 70% 25% < 1% 5% 130
Nebraska 60% 36% 4% < 1% 154
Nevada 57% 37% 6% < 1% 105
New Jersey 44% 48% 2% 5% 303
New Mexico 48% 46% 2% 4% 126
New York 49% 44% 5% 2% 596
North Carolina 55% 39% 5% 2% 441
North Dakota 60% 32% 5% 3% 172
Ohio 55% 40% 4% 1% 523
Oklahoma 58% 36% 3% 3% 180
Oregon 53% 41% 5% 1% 140
Pennsylvania 60% 34% 4% 2% 581
South Carolina 49% 42% 6% 3% 246
South Dakota 67% 30% 2% 1% 145
Tennessee 54% 40% 5% 2% 363
Texas 53% 41% 3% 3% 1,257
Utah 73% 25% 1% 1% 169
Virginia 61% 31% 6% 3% 346
Washington 54% 41% 4% 2% 243
West Virginia 51% 42% 5% 2% 173
Wisconsin 62% 35% 2% 1% 270
Wyoming 74% 23% 2% 1% 153

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