Views about abortion among 50-64 year olds by state (2014) Switch to: State among 50-64 year olds by views about abortion

% of 50-64 year olds who say abortion should be…

State Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 44% 52% 4% 174
Arizona 49% 48% 2% 192
California 58% 37% 5% 1,020
Colorado 56% 38% 7% 138
Connecticut 72% 24% 4% 106
Florida 56% 38% 6% 562
Georgia 48% 48% 3% 274
Hawaii 64% 29% 7% 111
Idaho 42% 56% 1% 101
Illinois 61% 37% 2% 370
Indiana 42% 53% 5% 205
Iowa 45% 50% 4% 114
Kentucky 39% 58% 3% 124
Louisiana 43% 53% 4% 130
Maine 63% 36% 1% 103
Maryland 61% 36% 3% 195
Massachusetts 71% 23% 6% 191
Michigan 60% 36% 4% 310
Minnesota 49% 46% 5% 177
Missouri 42% 54% 4% 194
New Jersey 63% 32% 5% 255
New Mexico 55% 40% 5% 107
New York 64% 32% 4% 556
North Carolina 47% 47% 6% 320
Ohio 47% 48% 5% 361
Oklahoma 52% 43% 5% 127
Oregon 56% 39% 5% 125
Pennsylvania 53% 44% 3% 408
South Carolina 49% 46% 5% 134
Tennessee 40% 56% 4% 211
Texas 43% 52% 5% 717
Virginia 55% 41% 4% 258
Washington 64% 31% 5% 200
Wisconsin 51% 45% 4% 182
Wyoming 45% 53% 2% 106

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