Views about abortion among who do not believe in Heaven by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong among who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say abortion should be…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 685. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Religion 33% 64% 3% 685
Philosophy/reason 86% 12% 2% 1,605
Common sense 80% 17% 3% 3,910
Science 83% 14% 3% 1,568
Don't know 68% 16% 16% 205

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