Views about abortion among married adults by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among married adults by views about abortion

% of married adults 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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Buddhist 77% 23% < 1% 103
Catholic 47% 49% 4% 3,810
Evangelical Protestant 28% 69% 4% 4,853
Hindu 61% 35% 3% 131
Historically Black Protestant 53% 42% 5% 626
Jehovah's Witness 14% 79% 8% 124
Jewish 82% 15% 3% 498
Mainline Protestant 61% 36% 3% 3,444
Mormon 22% 76% 3% 454
Muslim 51% 41% 8% 110
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 75% 21% 4% 3,150

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