Views about abortion among moderates by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among moderates by views about abortion

% of moderates 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 64% 33% 3% 161
Boston Metro Area 77% 20% 3% 176
Chicago Metro Area 67% 31% 3% 303
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 52% 41% 7% 234
Detroit Metro Area 78% 21% 2% 128
Houston Metro Area 55% 41% 4% 181
Los Angeles Metro Area 68% 29% 2% 369
Miami Metro Area 65% 30% 6% 167
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 64% 32% 4% 117
New York City Metro Area 67% 30% 3% 620
Philadelphia Metro Area 65% 30% 5% 275
Phoenix Metro Area 59% 36% 5% 137
Providence Metro Area 68% 30% 2% 134
Riverside, CA Metro Area 53% 44% 3% 131
San Diego Metro Area 68% 24% 8% 117
San Francisco Metro Area 74% 25% 1% 164
Seattle Metro Area 64% 34% 2% 113
St. Louis Metro Area 60% 34% 6% 100
Tampa Metro Area 63% 36% 1% 121
Washington, DC Metro Area 72% 26% 2% 366

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