Views about abortion among nothing in particulars

% of nothing in particulars who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,984. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 67% 29% 5% 4,984
2007 66% 27% 6% 3,707

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who are ages…

Views about abortion 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,487. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 31% 37% 23% 9% 3,487
Illegal in all/most cases 38% 38% 17% 7% 1,198
Don't know 27% 38% 22% 13% 218

Generational cohort among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Views about abortion Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,487. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 18% 20% 30% 26% 5% < 1% 3,487
Illegal in all/most cases 24% 23% 28% 19% 5% < 1% 1,198
Don't know 14% 20% 31% 28% 7% < 1% 218

Gender composition among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Views about abortion Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 51% 49% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 58% 42% 1,216
Don't know 65% 35% 225

Racial and ethnic composition among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who identify as…

Views about abortion White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,483. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 68% 9% 5% 12% 5% 3,483
Illegal in all/most cases 53% 17% 3% 22% 5% 1,192
Don't know 60% 12% 8% 13% 6% 213

Immigrant status among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Views about abortion Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,495. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 12% 13% 75% 3,495
Illegal in all/most cases 19% 7% 74% 1,175
Don't know 14% 9% 78% 213

Income distribution among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who have a household income of…

Views about abortion Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 3,200. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 32% 21% 27% 20% 3,200
Illegal in all/most cases 51% 21% 19% 9% 1,045
Don't know 36% 23% 20% 21% 170

Educational distribution among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who have completed…

Views about abortion High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,530. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 38% 33% 18% 11% 3,530
Illegal in all/most cases 60% 28% 8% 4% 1,210
Don't know 48% 35% 13% 5% 222

Marital status among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Views about abortion Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,530. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 40% 12% 12% 3% 33% 3,530
Illegal in all/most cases 34% 10% 12% 3% 40% 1,209
Don't know 41% 11% 10% 5% 33% 221

Parent of children under 18 among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Views about abortion Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,528. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 27% 73% 3,528
Illegal in all/most cases 33% 67% 1,212
Don't know 23% 77% 225

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who say they…

Views about abortion Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 29% 27% 13% 1% 24% 5% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 52% 25% 9% < 1% 11% 2% 1,216
Don't know 43% 21% 6% 4% 16% 11% 225

Importance of religion in one's life among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who say religion is…

Views about abortion Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 11% 26% 30% 33% 1% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 30% 30% 20% 18% 1% 1,216
Don't know 29% 24% 21% 21% 4% 225

Attendance at religious services among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who attend religious services…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 3% 25% 72% < 1% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 11% 34% 54% < 1% 1,216
Don't know 10% 24% 65% 1% 225

Frequency of prayer among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who pray…

Views about abortion At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 21% 14% 8% 57% < 1% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 37% 16% 9% 38% 1% 1,216
Don't know 36% 12% 9% 40% 4% 225

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who attend prayer group…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 3% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 13% 6% 5% 75% < 1% 1,216
Don't know 9% 6% 4% 80% 1% 225

Frequency of meditation among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who meditate…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 27% 10% 5% 57% 1% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 29% 8% 3% 58% 2% 1,216
Don't know 33% 11% 2% 52% 3% 225

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 41% 16% 12% 30% 2% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 43% 15% 10% 30% 2% 1,216
Don't know 49% 7% 9% 30% 6% 225

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 44% 16% 13% 26% 1% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 41% 15% 10% 33% 2% 1,216
Don't know 44% 9% 9% 37% 1% 225

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about abortion Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 6% 16% 62% 14% 2% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 18% 12% 56% 11% 2% 1,216
Don't know 13% 12% 50% 15% 11% 225

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who say…

Views about abortion There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 20% 78% 1% < 1% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 28% 69% 2% 2% 1,216
Don't know 21% 64% 4% 11% 225

Frequency of reading scripture among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who read scripture…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 7% 5% 6% 82% < 1% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 23% 9% 6% 61% 1% 1,216
Don't know 18% 9% 6% 65% 2% 225

Interpreting scripture among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who say the holy scripture is…

Views about abortion Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 8% 12% < 1% 72% 7% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 27% 22% 3% 41% 8% 1,216
Don't know 16% 12% 3% 43% 26% 225

Belief in Heaven among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who …in heaven

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 43% 47% 10% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 65% 26% 9% 1,216
Don't know 52% 33% 16% 225

Belief in Hell among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who …in hell

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 29% 62% 9% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 53% 38% 9% 1,216
Don't know 38% 42% 20% 225

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who identify as…

Views about abortion Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 23% 21% 56% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 31% 33% 36% 1,216
Don't know 28% 44% 28% 225

Political ideology among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Views about abortion Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 17% 38% 37% 8% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 31% 33% 25% 11% 1,216
Don't know 27% 21% 27% 25% 225

Views about size of government among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who would rather have…

Views about abortion Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 48% 45% 3% 4% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 46% 49% 2% 3% 1,216
Don't know 44% 34% 7% 14% 225

Views about government aid to the poor among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who say government aid to the poor…

Views about abortion Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 39% 56% 3% 1% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 45% 48% 4% 2% 1,216
Don't know 34% 44% 11% 11% 225

Views about homosexuality among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who say homosexuality…

Views about abortion Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 86% 10% 2% 2% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 61% 29% 5% 5% 1,216
Don't know 56% 17% 11% 17% 225

Views about same-sex marriage among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who …same-sex marriage

Views about abortion Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 82% 14% 5% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 52% 38% 9% 1,216
Don't know 46% 22% 32% 225

Views about environmental regulation among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who say…

Views about abortion Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 26% 69% 2% 2% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 41% 52% 3% 5% 1,216
Don't know 33% 53% 5% 9% 225

Views about human evolution among nothing in particulars by views about abortion

% of nothing in particulars who say humans…

Views about abortion 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
Sample size = 3,543. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 62% 17% 5% 15% 2% 3,543
Illegal in all/most cases 36% 22% 5% 32% 5% 1,216
Don't know 30% 20% 12% 25% 12% 225