Views about abortion among adults who say religion is very important by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say religion is very important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is very important who say abortion should be…

Religious tradition Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
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Catholic 36% 59% 5% 4,220
Evangelical Protestant 27% 70% 4% 6,904
Historically Black Protestant 49% 45% 6% 1,641
Jehovah's Witness 15% 77% 8% 224
Jewish 66% 30% 4% 279
Mainline Protestant 50% 45% 5% 3,317
Mormon 21% 77% 2% 559
Muslim 44% 47% 9% 154
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 43% 49% 8% 826

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