Views about human evolution among adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say abortion should be legal 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 29% 28% 3% 38% 2% 194
Alaska 50% 22% 6% 20% 3% 191
Arizona 45% 26% 3% 21% 4% 337
Arkansas 31% 33% 4% 29% 3% 122
California 54% 20% 5% 18% 3% 2,288
Colorado 50% 26% 4% 17% 2% 311
Connecticut 49% 26% 2% 20% 2% 262
Delaware 53% 21% 5% 19% 2% 176
District of Columbia 50% 27% 7% 14% 3% 223
Florida 41% 27% 5% 25% 3% 1,153
Georgia 38% 29% 4% 25% 4% 469
Hawaii 51% 23% 6% 18% 1% 213
Idaho 42% 31% 8% 16% 3% 154
Illinois 49% 24% 4% 22% 2% 760
Indiana 41% 31% 3% 23% 2% 301
Iowa 48% 29% 3% 16% 3% 164
Kansas 45% 23% 5% 23% 4% 148
Kentucky 45% 26% 2% 25% 2% 164
Louisiana 36% 31% 3% 28% 2% 190
Maine 63% 14% 5% 14% 4% 199
Maryland 47% 28% 2% 20% 2% 424
Massachusetts 57% 20% 6% 13% 4% 524
Michigan 43% 23% 4% 27% 2% 537
Minnesota 49% 23% 7% 19% 1% 303
Mississippi 32% 23% 3% 40% 2% 110
Missouri 46% 22% 4% 26% 3% 305
Montana 55% 25% 3% 15% 2% 169
Nebraska 45% 25% 2% 26% 2% 144
Nevada 47% 24% 6% 21% 1% 198
New Hampshire 60% 20% 1% 18% 1% 195
New Jersey 51% 24% 3% 18% 3% 539
New Mexico 45% 26% 6% 21% 2% 173
New York 50% 22% 4% 22% 2% 1,287
North Carolina 39% 31% 4% 23% 2% 525
North Dakota 45% 18% 5% 29% 3% 157
Ohio 40% 28% 4% 25% 2% 558
Oklahoma 30% 31% 2% 30% 6% 192
Oregon 52% 23% 4% 18% 4% 266
Pennsylvania 49% 24% 3% 21% 3% 713
Rhode Island 55% 21% 4% 19% 2% 198
South Carolina 37% 27% 3% 31% 3% 219
South Dakota 38% 25% 3% 27% 7% 149
Tennessee 28% 29% 4% 33% 5% 267
Texas 41% 27% 4% 26% 3% 1,164
Utah 48% 28% 5% 17% 2% 140
Vermont 68% 17% 7% 8% 1% 218
Virginia 41% 31% 4% 22% 3% 502
Washington 58% 19% 6% 15% 3% 437
West Virginia 33% 26% 5% 35% 2% 118
Wisconsin 49% 25% 2% 21% 3% 311
Wyoming 43% 26% 11% 18% 2% 151

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