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

% of whites who say abortion should be…

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Alabama 35% 61% 4% 346
Alaska 67% 31% 2% 226
Arizona 52% 44% 4% 463
Arkansas 38% 60% 2% 229
California 68% 28% 4% 2,098
Colorado 64% 34% 2% 383
Connecticut 69% 25% 5% 286
Delaware 57% 38% 5% 217
District of Columbia 84% 15% 1% 124
Florida 60% 36% 4% 1,311
Georgia 48% 49% 3% 576
Hawaii 69% 24% 8% 141
Idaho 47% 49% 4% 280
Illinois 55% 42% 2% 975
Indiana 41% 54% 5% 532
Iowa 50% 48% 2% 304
Kansas 49% 49% 2% 255
Kentucky 36% 58% 6% 362
Louisiana 36% 63% 1% 289
Maine 65% 32% 3% 281
Maryland 65% 32% 2% 379
Massachusetts 76% 21% 3% 559
Michigan 56% 40% 3% 755
Minnesota 54% 43% 3% 483
Mississippi 32% 62% 6% 187
Missouri 43% 53% 5% 516
Montana 53% 41% 6% 278
Nebraska 49% 46% 5% 253
Nevada 65% 33% 2% 200
New Hampshire 68% 28% 4% 275
New Jersey 66% 31% 4% 605
New Mexico 60% 34% 6% 168
New York 68% 29% 3% 1,319
North Carolina 50% 45% 5% 712
North Dakota 47% 50% 3% 307
Ohio 48% 48% 4% 913
Oklahoma 54% 43% 4% 277
Oregon 65% 32% 4% 338
Pennsylvania 51% 44% 5% 1,124
Rhode Island 66% 28% 6% 258
South Carolina 41% 54% 5% 341
South Dakota 45% 52% 3% 268
Tennessee 38% 58% 4% 526
Texas 48% 49% 3% 1,379
Utah 44% 53% 3% 274
Vermont 70% 27% 3% 293
Virginia 55% 42% 3% 632
Washington 60% 35% 5% 542
West Virginia 35% 59% 5% 272
Wisconsin 53% 44% 3% 512
Wyoming 46% 51% 2% 277

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