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% of adults who say abortion should be legal 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 39% 57% 3% 1% 194
Alaska 38% 56% 5% < 1% 191
Arizona 44% 49% 4% 3% 337
Arkansas 40% 53% 4% 2% 122
California 33% 62% 4% 1% 2,288
Colorado 36% 58% 4% 2% 311
Connecticut 36% 60% 3% 1% 262
Delaware 35% 59% 5% 2% 176
District of Columbia 19% 76% 4% 1% 223
Florida 39% 55% 4% 2% 1,153
Georgia 38% 56% 4% 2% 469
Hawaii 40% 53% 7% 1% 213
Idaho 38% 58% 4% 1% 154
Illinois 34% 62% 3% 2% 760
Indiana 49% 47% 3% < 1% 301
Iowa 32% 64% 4% < 1% 164
Kansas 38% 58% 4% 1% 148
Kentucky 41% 53% 5% 1% 164
Louisiana 38% 54% 6% 2% 190
Maine 38% 57% 3% 2% 199
Maryland 35% 61% 3% 1% 424
Massachusetts 34% 63% 1% 1% 524
Michigan 34% 60% 4% 2% 537
Minnesota 34% 62% 3% 1% 303
Mississippi 45% 50% 5% < 1% 110
Missouri 38% 58% 4% < 1% 305
Montana 42% 56% 2% < 1% 169
Nebraska 47% 52% < 1% 1% 144
Nevada 38% 59% 2% 1% 198
New Hampshire 32% 61% 2% 4% 195
New Jersey 36% 60% 3% 1% 539
New Mexico 35% 59% 3% 4% 173
New York 33% 61% 5% 1% 1,287
North Carolina 36% 60% 3% 1% 525
North Dakota 52% 45% 2% 1% 157
Ohio 42% 54% 3% 1% 558
Oklahoma 41% 53% 2% 3% 192
Oregon 30% 64% 5% 1% 266
Pennsylvania 38% 58% 4% 1% 713
Rhode Island 33% 60% 1% 5% 198
South Carolina 35% 61% 4% < 1% 219
South Dakota 35% 62% 2% 1% 149
Tennessee 37% 59% 1% 3% 267
Texas 40% 54% 4% 2% 1,164
Utah 31% 67% 2% < 1% 140
Vermont 20% 75% 2% 3% 218
Virginia 41% 54% 2% 3% 502
Washington 31% 65% 2% 1% 437
West Virginia 42% 55% 3% < 1% 118
Wisconsin 40% 56% 2% 2% 311
Wyoming 48% 42% 8% 2% 151

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