Views about size of government 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 size of government

% of adults who say abortion should be legal in all or most cases who would rather have…

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Buddhist 39% 52% 3% 5% 228
Catholic 44% 50% 3% 4% 3,463
Evangelical Protestant 53% 41% 3% 3% 2,735
Hindu 46% 50% 4% < 1% 143
Historically Black Protestant 23% 71% 3% 3% 1,010
Jewish 37% 56% 4% 3% 734
Mainline Protestant 54% 38% 4% 4% 3,816
Mormon 51% 43% 3% 3% 171
Muslim 26% 72% 1% < 1% 131
Orthodox Christian 50% 48% 2% < 1% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 47% 47% 3% 3% 5,823

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