Views about abortion among non-parents by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among non-parents by views about abortion

% of non-parents 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 82% 17% 1% 217
Catholic 49% 46% 5% 5,411
Evangelical Protestant 33% 62% 4% 6,385
Hindu 76% 22% 2% 115
Historically Black Protestant 51% 43% 6% 1,421
Jehovah's Witness 16% 77% 7% 182
Jewish 85% 13% 2% 661
Mainline Protestant 61% 34% 5% 4,844
Mormon 29% 69% 2% 419
Muslim 56% 34% 10% 147
Orthodox Christian 54% 44% 2% 137
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 74% 21% 4% 5,788

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