Views about abortion among married adults by state (2014) Switch to: State among married adults by views about abortion

% of married adults who say abortion should be…

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Alabama 36% 60% 4% 284
Alaska 57% 41% 3% 156
Arizona 50% 48% 2% 318
Arkansas 33% 65% 2% 156
California 54% 41% 5% 1,712
Colorado 53% 42% 5% 287
Connecticut 73% 22% 5% 186
Delaware 58% 36% 6% 148
District of Columbia 70% 26% 4% 106
Florida 52% 43% 5% 987
Georgia 43% 53% 3% 486
Hawaii 67% 31% 2% 135
Idaho 41% 54% 5% 197
Illinois 52% 45% 3% 666
Indiana 44% 51% 5% 329
Iowa 45% 52% 2% 192
Kansas 46% 50% 4% 172
Kentucky 29% 66% 5% 223
Louisiana 35% 60% 5% 212
Maine 64% 32% 3% 158
Maryland 63% 34% 3% 319
Massachusetts 74% 22% 4% 335
Michigan 50% 47% 3% 501
Minnesota 49% 50% 1% 309
Mississippi 25% 72% 3% 147
Missouri 43% 54% 3% 314
Montana 51% 44% 5% 184
Nebraska 41% 56% 3% 169
Nevada 50% 46% 4% 145
New Hampshire 65% 29% 6% 154
New Jersey 58% 38% 4% 462
New Mexico 42% 54% 4% 143
New York 62% 34% 4% 920
North Carolina 46% 49% 5% 565
North Dakota 44% 54% 2% 184
Ohio 44% 52% 4% 582
Oklahoma 52% 45% 3% 202
Oregon 56% 41% 4% 209
Pennsylvania 49% 48% 3% 706
Rhode Island 63% 28% 8% 147
South Carolina 42% 55% 3% 252
South Dakota 49% 48% 3% 161
Tennessee 40% 56% 5% 382
Texas 42% 55% 4% 1,347
Utah 33% 65% 3% 182
Vermont 70% 26% 5% 170
Virginia 52% 45% 3% 511
Washington 53% 41% 6% 346
West Virginia 34% 62% 4% 145
Wisconsin 48% 50% 2% 348
Wyoming 42% 55% 3% 176

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