Views about human evolution 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 human evolution

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State 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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Alabama 12% 26% 2% 55% 5% 293
Alaska 12% 29% 1% 52% 6% 108
Arizona 22% 24% 3% 47% 5% 288
Arkansas 13% 28% 2% 56% 2% 179
California 21% 25% 3% 46% 5% 1,231
Colorado 18% 23% 3% 51% 5% 174
Connecticut 20% 24% 2% 51% 3% 100
Delaware 20% 24% 1% 47% 8% 108
Florida 21% 26% 2% 46% 5% 767
Georgia 14% 26% 2% 54% 4% 459
Idaho 13% 25% 1% 55% 5% 155
Illinois 22% 30% 1% 42% 5% 525
Indiana 16% 26% 4% 51% 3% 318
Iowa 15% 28% 4% 46% 6% 157
Kansas 14% 26% 2% 53% 5% 154
Kentucky 14% 26% 3% 52% 5% 244
Louisiana 16% 28% 2% 48% 6% 251
Maryland 25% 24% 6% 42% 3% 194
Massachusetts 26% 31% 5% 35% 3% 148
Michigan 20% 24% 4% 46% 6% 406
Minnesota 18% 21% 3% 51% 7% 243
Mississippi 11% 22% 2% 60% 5% 181
Missouri 13% 28% 5% 51% 3% 309
Montana 17% 14% 1% 61% 7% 130
Nebraska 18% 35% 4% 37% 6% 154
Nevada 19% 20% 5% 48% 7% 105
New Jersey 18% 21% 6% 48% 7% 303
New Mexico 14% 28% 4% 52% 2% 126
New York 19% 26% 5% 45% 5% 596
North Carolina 15% 24% 4% 51% 7% 441
North Dakota 17% 32% 2% 44% 6% 172
Ohio 14% 26% 5% 48% 7% 523
Oklahoma 13% 22% 2% 57% 6% 180
Oregon 19% 23% 4% 48% 7% 140
Pennsylvania 17% 23% 3% 54% 4% 581
South Carolina 14% 27% 2% 54% 4% 246
South Dakota 14% 24% 3% 55% 4% 145
Tennessee 12% 18% 1% 63% 7% 363
Texas 15% 25% 3% 51% 6% 1,257
Utah 7% 28% 2% 59% 4% 169
Virginia 13% 30% 1% 52% 4% 346
Washington 13% 26% 7% 51% 3% 243
West Virginia 12% 23% 3% 56% 5% 173
Wisconsin 19% 28% 2% 45% 7% 270
Wyoming 15% 23% 4% 53% 5% 153

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