Views about abortion among non-parents by state (2014) Switch to: State among non-parents by views about abortion

% of non-parents 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 42% 54% 4% 382
Alaska 59% 37% 4% 232
Arizona 49% 45% 6% 509
Arkansas 40% 56% 3% 218
California 60% 35% 4% 2,813
Colorado 61% 35% 4% 352
Connecticut 65% 29% 6% 290
Delaware 53% 40% 7% 218
District of Columbia 73% 22% 5% 233
Florida 58% 37% 5% 1,578
Georgia 49% 47% 4% 716
Hawaii 68% 27% 5% 245
Idaho 49% 46% 5% 234
Illinois 58% 39% 3% 1,024
Indiana 43% 51% 6% 500
Iowa 51% 46% 3% 250
Kansas 54% 44% 3% 217
Kentucky 39% 54% 8% 332
Louisiana 39% 55% 5% 335
Maine 66% 31% 2% 239
Maryland 63% 33% 4% 485
Massachusetts 75% 21% 5% 538
Michigan 55% 41% 4% 758
Minnesota 54% 42% 4% 423
Mississippi 37% 58% 5% 226
Missouri 47% 48% 5% 470
Montana 57% 37% 5% 239
Nebraska 48% 45% 7% 226
Nevada 66% 32% 2% 249
New Hampshire 66% 28% 6% 246
New Jersey 61% 34% 5% 657
New Mexico 59% 37% 4% 250
New York 65% 31% 4% 1,558
North Carolina 50% 43% 7% 790
North Dakota 48% 50% 2% 263
Ohio 49% 46% 5% 855
Oklahoma 51% 45% 5% 311
Oregon 63% 33% 4% 323
Pennsylvania 52% 44% 5% 1,070
Rhode Island 63% 31% 6% 251
South Carolina 42% 51% 7% 377
South Dakota 50% 47% 3% 234
Tennessee 45% 51% 5% 504
Texas 46% 48% 5% 1,767
Utah 50% 48% 2% 215
Vermont 68% 28% 4% 237
Virginia 55% 41% 4% 650
Washington 63% 32% 5% 555
West Virginia 36% 56% 8% 242
Wisconsin 55% 41% 4% 452
Wyoming 51% 46% 3% 229

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