Views about abortion among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 21,955. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 61% 35% 4% 21,955

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Views about abortion among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by religious group

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say abortion should be…

Religious tradition Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 81% 17% 1% 212
Catholic 52% 43% 4% 4,619
Evangelical Protestant 43% 53% 4% 3,811
Hindu 71% 27% 2% 158
Historically Black Protestant 55% 40% 5% 1,290
Jewish 85% 13% 2% 633
Mainline Protestant 66% 30% 4% 3,901
Mormon 44% 53% 3% 267
Muslim 54% 39% 7% 178
Orthodox Christian 54% 45% 1% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 76% 21% 3% 5,875

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are ages…

Views about abortion 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 13,899. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 26% 34% 25% 15% 13,899
Illegal in all/most cases 27% 33% 23% 16% 6,801
Don't know 17% 31% 26% 26% 850

Generational cohort among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Views about abortion Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 13,899. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 16% 16% 27% 30% 10% 1% 13,899
Illegal in all/most cases 18% 16% 27% 26% 11% 1% 6,801
Don't know 9% 13% 26% 33% 17% 3% 850

Gender composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Views about abortion Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 47% 53% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 46% 54% 6,911
Don't know 51% 49% 903

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who identify as…

Views about abortion White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 13,989. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 67% 11% 5% 12% 4% 13,989
Illegal in all/most cases 57% 14% 4% 22% 4% 6,844
Don't know 59% 15% 4% 17% 5% 856

Immigrant status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Views about abortion Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 13,980. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 13% 12% 74% 13,980
Illegal in all/most cases 20% 9% 71% 6,792
Don't know 18% 11% 71% 866

Income distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who have a household income of…

Views about abortion Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 12,593. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 31% 20% 27% 22% 12,593
Illegal in all/most cases 46% 21% 21% 12% 5,951
Don't know 48% 18% 20% 13% 669

Educational distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who have completed…

Views about abortion High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 14,079. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 35% 32% 20% 14% 14,079
Illegal in all/most cases 54% 29% 11% 6% 6,873
Don't know 50% 31% 12% 7% 891

Marital status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Views about abortion Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 14,088. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 43% 9% 13% 6% 29% 14,088
Illegal in all/most cases 44% 7% 14% 7% 27% 6,883
Don't know 41% 9% 13% 12% 25% 881

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Views about abortion Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 14,102. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 26% 74% 14,102
Illegal in all/most cases 32% 68% 6,885
Don't know 23% 77% 894

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say they…

Views about abortion Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 46% 25% 8% 1% 17% 3% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 72% 19% 4% 1% 4% 1% 6,911
Don't know 62% 20% 3% 4% 7% 4% 903

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say religion is…

Views about abortion Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 33% 30% 17% 19% 1% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 65% 22% 6% 5% < 1% 6,911
Don't know 56% 24% 8% 8% 3% 903

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who attend religious services…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 20% 37% 43% < 1% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 44% 34% 22% 1% 6,911
Don't know 32% 33% 33% 3% 903

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who pray…

Views about abortion At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 39% 17% 7% 36% 1% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 63% 17% 5% 14% 1% 6,911
Don't know 54% 14% 5% 21% 5% 903

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who attend prayer group…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 12% 7% 7% 73% < 1% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 30% 12% 9% 49% 1% 6,911
Don't know 24% 6% 7% 59% 4% 903

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who meditate…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 34% 10% 5% 50% 1% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 42% 8% 4% 44% 2% 6,911
Don't know 44% 9% 3% 41% 4% 903

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 48% 17% 12% 21% 1% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 62% 15% 8% 14% 1% 6,911
Don't know 58% 13% 9% 16% 5% 903

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 45% 17% 14% 23% 1% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 44% 15% 12% 27% 2% 6,911
Don't know 45% 12% 11% 28% 4% 903

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about abortion Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 15% 15% 56% 13% 2% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 41% 9% 41% 7% 2% 6,911
Don't know 27% 8% 49% 8% 8% 903

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who read scripture…

Views about abortion At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 19% 9% 9% 62% < 1% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 43% 12% 8% 36% 1% 6,911
Don't know 31% 9% 10% 46% 4% 903

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say the holy scripture is…

Views about abortion Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 15% 23% 1% 53% 7% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 41% 30% 3% 20% 6% 6,911
Don't know 28% 20% 8% 23% 22% 903

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …in heaven

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 59% 33% 8% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 83% 11% 6% 6,911
Don't know 71% 15% 14% 903

Belief in Hell among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …in hell

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 42% 50% 8% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 69% 24% 7% 6,911
Don't know 54% 28% 18% 903

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who identify as…

Views about abortion Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 23% 16% 60% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 40% 22% 38% 6,911
Don't know 23% 34% 43% 903

Political ideology among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Views about abortion Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 19% 39% 37% 5% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 41% 33% 18% 7% 6,911
Don't know 32% 28% 22% 18% 903

Views about size of government among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who would rather have…

Views about abortion Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 43% 50% 3% 4% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 47% 47% 2% 3% 6,911
Don't know 39% 39% 7% 15% 903

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say government aid to the poor…

Views about abortion Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 33% 62% 3% 1% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 46% 48% 4% 2% 6,911
Don't know 35% 47% 9% 10% 903

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say homosexuality…

Views about abortion Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 82% 13% 2% 2% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 53% 39% 5% 3% 6,911
Don't know 49% 24% 11% 16% 903

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …same-sex marriage

Views about abortion Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 76% 18% 5% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 41% 51% 8% 6,911
Don't know 38% 32% 31% 903

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say…

Views about abortion Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 26% 70% 2% 2% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 43% 52% 2% 3% 6,911
Don't know 33% 49% 6% 12% 903

Views about human evolution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about abortion

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say humans…

Views about abortion Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,141. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 50% 24% 4% 19% 2% 14,141
Illegal in all/most cases 22% 28% 4% 41% 5% 6,911
Don't know 23% 22% 10% 29% 16% 903