Views about size of government 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 size of government

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Alabama 64% 31% 2% 2% 293
Alaska 70% 28% < 1% 2% 108
Arizona 63% 33% 1% 2% 288
Arkansas 57% 38% < 1% 5% 179
California 45% 50% 3% 2% 1,231
Colorado 67% 30% 2% 1% 174
Connecticut 61% 36% 2% 2% 100
Delaware 48% 41% 5% 6% 108
Florida 54% 39% 3% 4% 767
Georgia 56% 40% 2% 2% 459
Idaho 69% 25% 3% 3% 155
Illinois 62% 33% 3% 2% 525
Indiana 65% 30% 3% 2% 318
Iowa 75% 24% 1% < 1% 157
Kansas 70% 23% 3% 4% 154
Kentucky 56% 36% 4% 4% 244
Louisiana 57% 39% 2% 2% 251
Maryland 55% 35% 2% 8% 194
Massachusetts 63% 33% 2% 3% 148
Michigan 63% 30% 2% 4% 406
Minnesota 67% 27% 2% 4% 243
Mississippi 59% 35% 2% 4% 181
Missouri 70% 26% 2% 3% 309
Montana 80% 15% 2% 3% 130
Nebraska 80% 17% 1% 2% 154
Nevada 65% 29% 4% 2% 105
New Jersey 49% 47% 1% 4% 303
New Mexico 46% 49% 1% 4% 126
New York 46% 49% 2% 4% 596
North Carolina 61% 34% 1% 4% 441
North Dakota 70% 25% 2% 3% 172
Ohio 66% 30% 1% 3% 523
Oklahoma 69% 25% 3% 3% 180
Oregon 70% 24% < 1% 6% 140
Pennsylvania 64% 32% 1% 3% 581
South Carolina 61% 35% 1% 3% 246
South Dakota 79% 16% 4% 1% 145
Tennessee 62% 32% 2% 4% 363
Texas 51% 43% 3% 3% 1,257
Utah 84% 13% 1% 2% 169
Virginia 64% 32% 2% 2% 346
Washington 64% 31% 2% 3% 243
West Virginia 60% 29% 5% 6% 173
Wisconsin 74% 25% 1% 1% 270
Wyoming 80% 13% 1% 6% 153

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