Views about abortion among adults ages 65 and older by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults ages 65 and older by views about abortion

% of adults ages 65 and older 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 37% 59% 4% 125
Arizona 51% 42% 7% 184
California 57% 37% 6% 964
Colorado 50% 46% 4% 104
Connecticut 49% 41% 10% 100
Florida 54% 40% 6% 632
Georgia 37% 56% 7% 225
Illinois 48% 46% 6% 365
Indiana 37% 56% 7% 178
Kentucky 30% 57% 13% 122
Louisiana 30% 64% 7% 121
Maryland 49% 40% 12% 161
Massachusetts 60% 34% 6% 186
Michigan 51% 44% 5% 258
Minnesota 44% 52% 4% 127
Missouri 38% 52% 9% 157
New Hampshire 56% 32% 11% 105
New Jersey 50% 43% 7% 258
New York 59% 34% 7% 590
North Carolina 47% 47% 6% 288
Ohio 44% 49% 6% 326
Oklahoma 37% 56% 7% 114
Oregon 62% 35% 3% 124
Pennsylvania 44% 49% 7% 438
Rhode Island 66% 30% 5% 111
South Carolina 36% 53% 11% 142
Tennessee 39% 57% 4% 195
Texas 44% 49% 7% 528
Virginia 46% 48% 5% 217
Washington 57% 33% 10% 183
Wisconsin 45% 50% 5% 161

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