Views about human evolution 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 human evolution

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who say humans…

Religious tradition Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 71% 12% 5% 11% 1% 228
Catholic 40% 31% 4% 23% 3% 3,463
Evangelical Protestant 18% 35% 3% 41% 3% 2,735
Hindu 74% 13% 2% 9% 2% 143
Historically Black Protestant 19% 33% 3% 42% 3% 1,010
Jewish 66% 17% 4% 11% 2% 734
Mainline Protestant 36% 32% 6% 22% 4% 3,816
Mormon 27% 38% 2% 31% 3% 171
Muslim 30% 27% 3% 38% 2% 131
Orthodox Christian 42% 22% 3% 28% 5% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 72% 12% 4% 10% 2% 5,823

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