Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated

% of the Unaffiliated who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,556. 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 73% 23% 4% 7,556
2007 70% 24% 6% 5,048

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated who are ages…

Views about abortion 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,735. 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 33% 37% 20% 9% 5,735
Illegal in all/most cases 39% 38% 16% 7% 1,431
Don't know 27% 41% 19% 12% 271

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Views about abortion Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,735. 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% 21% 28% 24% 5% < 1% 5,735
Illegal in all/most cases 26% 24% 27% 18% 5% < 1% 1,431
Don't know 15% 22% 33% 24% 6% 1% 271

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Views about abortion Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,823. 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 55% 45% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 60% 40% 1,453
Don't know 67% 33% 280

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated who identify as…

Views about abortion White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,739. 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 73% 7% 5% 11% 4% 5,739
Illegal in all/most cases 56% 15% 4% 21% 5% 1,423
Don't know 62% 10% 8% 13% 7% 265

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Views about abortion Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,762. 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% 14% 75% 5,762
Illegal in all/most cases 18% 8% 74% 1,406
Don't know 13% 10% 77% 267

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,316. 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 28% 20% 28% 24% 5,316
Illegal in all/most cases 49% 21% 19% 11% 1,259
Don't know 35% 22% 21% 22% 215

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated who have completed…

Views about abortion High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,809. 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% 33% 21% 14% 5,809
Illegal in all/most cases 58% 28% 9% 4% 1,446
Don't know 45% 35% 14% 6% 277

Marital status among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Views about abortion Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,803. 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% 12% 11% 3% 36% 5,803
Illegal in all/most cases 33% 11% 12% 3% 40% 1,444
Don't know 38% 13% 9% 5% 35% 276

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Views about abortion Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,805. 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 25% 75% 5,805
Illegal in all/most cases 32% 68% 1,447
Don't know 22% 78% 280

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,823. 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% 21% 12% < 1% 39% 6% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 46% 25% 10% 1% 16% 3% 1,453
Don't know 37% 19% 5% 3% 24% 11% 280

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,823. 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% 19% 28% 45% 1% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 27% 28% 21% 23% 1% 1,453
Don't know 25% 21% 20% 29% 5% 280

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,823. 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 2% 21% 76% < 1% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 10% 32% 57% < 1% 1,453
Don't know 9% 20% 70% 1% 280

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated who pray…

Views about abortion At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,823. 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 15% 10% 6% 69% < 1% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 33% 14% 8% 44% 1% 1,453
Don't know 30% 11% 8% 47% 4% 280

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,823. 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 2% 2% 3% 92% < 1% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 12% 6% 5% 77% < 1% 1,453
Don't know 8% 5% 4% 82% 2% 280

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,823. 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 25% 10% 6% 59% 1% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 29% 8% 3% 59% 2% 1,453
Don't know 31% 11% 2% 52% 3% 280

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,823. 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% 17% 11% 32% 2% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 42% 15% 10% 32% 2% 1,453
Don't know 46% 8% 8% 31% 7% 280

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,823. 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% 17% 13% 22% 1% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 43% 15% 10% 31% 1% 1,453
Don't know 47% 9% 10% 32% 2% 280

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,823. 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 4% 19% 57% 18% 2% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 16% 13% 56% 12% 2% 1,453
Don't know 11% 12% 52% 15% 10% 280

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,823. 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% 81% 1% < 1% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 27% 70% 1% 1% 1,453
Don't know 22% 65% 4% 9% 280

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,823. 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 5% 5% 6% 84% < 1% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 21% 9% 6% 63% 1% 1,453
Don't know 15% 7% 6% 69% 3% 280

Interpreting scripture among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,823. 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 5% 8% < 1% 81% 6% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 24% 19% 2% 47% 8% 1,453
Don't know 13% 10% 3% 48% 26% 280

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated who …in heaven

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,823. 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 30% 61% 9% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 60% 31% 9% 1,453
Don't know 44% 39% 17% 280

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated who …in hell

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,823. 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% 72% 7% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 48% 43% 9% 1,453
Don't know 32% 48% 20% 280

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated who identify as…

Views about abortion Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,823. 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% 18% 61% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 32% 32% 36% 1,453
Don't know 28% 42% 31% 280

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Views about abortion Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,823. 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 14% 37% 43% 6% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 30% 34% 25% 11% 1,453
Don't know 26% 23% 27% 24% 280

Views about size of government among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated who would rather have…

Views about abortion Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,823. 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 47% 47% 3% 3% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 47% 47% 2% 3% 1,453
Don't know 45% 32% 8% 15% 280

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,823. 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 33% 62% 3% 2% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 45% 48% 4% 2% 1,453
Don't know 34% 42% 14% 11% 280

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated who say homosexuality…

Views about abortion Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,823. 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 90% 7% 2% 1% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 64% 27% 5% 4% 1,453
Don't know 59% 14% 12% 15% 280

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated who …same-sex marriage

Views about abortion Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,823. 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% 4% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 56% 36% 9% 1,453
Don't know 50% 19% 31% 280

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,823. 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% 74% 2% 2% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 41% 52% 3% 4% 1,453
Don't know 31% 54% 7% 9% 280

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated by views about abortion

% of the Unaffiliated 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 = 5,823. 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 72% 12% 4% 10% 2% 5,823
Illegal in all/most cases 41% 21% 5% 29% 4% 1,453
Don't know 37% 17% 13% 22% 12% 280