Views about abortion among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say abortion should be…

Metro area Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 50% 49% 1% 160
Boston Metro Area 65% 30% 5% 111
Chicago Metro Area 51% 47% 1% 260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 53% 44% 2% 196
Detroit Metro Area 58% 41% 1% 103
Houston Metro Area 33% 64% 3% 133
Los Angeles Metro Area 56% 40% 4% 282
Miami Metro Area 53% 43% 4% 122
New York City Metro Area 57% 40% 3% 453
Philadelphia Metro Area 50% 49% 1% 218
Phoenix Metro Area 46% 52% 2% 121
Providence Metro Area 62% 37% 1% 105
Riverside, CA Metro Area 47% 50% 3% 104
Washington, DC Metro Area 62% 36% 2% 227

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