Views about abortion among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,206. 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 39% 57% 4% 12,206

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Views about abortion among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by religious group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say abortion should be…

Religious tradition Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 40% 56% 4% 2,385
Evangelical Protestant 23% 74% 3% 4,563
Historically Black Protestant 47% 46% 6% 585
Jehovah's Witness 11% 80% 9% 140
Jewish 77% 21% 2% 188
Mainline Protestant 50% 47% 3% 2,013
Mormon 15% 82% 2% 382
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 65% 31% 4% 1,520

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are ages…

Views about abortion 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,607. 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% 36% 31% 17% 4,607
Illegal in all/most cases 15% 34% 30% 21% 6,870
Don't know 7% 36% 29% 27% 448

Generational cohort among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Views about abortion Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,607. 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 9% 13% 30% 36% 11% 1% 4,607
Illegal in all/most cases 9% 12% 28% 36% 14% 1% 6,870
Don't know 4% 9% 30% 35% 19% 3% 448

Gender composition among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Views about abortion Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,701. 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 52% 48% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 51% 49% 7,033
Don't know 57% 43% 472

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who identify as…

Views about abortion White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,640. 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 69% 12% 3% 12% 4% 4,640
Illegal in all/most cases 75% 8% 2% 12% 3% 6,908
Don't know 63% 15% 2% 15% 5% 446

Immigrant status among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Views about abortion Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,649. 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% 10% 78% 4,649
Illegal in all/most cases 12% 7% 81% 6,965
Don't know 12% 8% 80% 463

Income distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,203. 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 30% 19% 29% 22% 4,203
Illegal in all/most cases 30% 21% 31% 19% 6,087
Don't know 37% 23% 23% 18% 342

Educational distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who have completed…

Views about abortion High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,676. 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 36% 34% 18% 11% 4,676
Illegal in all/most cases 40% 33% 18% 10% 6,995
Don't know 43% 35% 13% 8% 461

Marital status among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Views about abortion Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,681. 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 51% 8% 14% 5% 21% 4,681
Illegal in all/most cases 63% 4% 10% 6% 17% 7,002
Don't know 52% 3% 17% 12% 16% 464

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Views about abortion Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,683. 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 29% 71% 4,683
Illegal in all/most cases 33% 67% 7,001
Don't know 21% 79% 467

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,701. 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 61% 21% 6% < 1% 10% 2% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 86% 10% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 7,033
Don't know 74% 12% 3% 3% 5% 3% 472

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,701. 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% 29% 12% 11% < 1% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 81% 13% 3% 2% 1% 7,033
Don't know 65% 18% 6% 6% 5% 472

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,701. 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 28% 38% 34% < 1% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 64% 24% 12% < 1% 7,033
Don't know 43% 28% 26% 3% 472

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who pray…

Views about abortion At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,701. 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 52% 17% 6% 24% 1% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 79% 11% 3% 6% 1% 7,033
Don't know 68% 12% 3% 12% 5% 472

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,701. 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% 63% < 1% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 47% 12% 8% 32% 1% 7,033
Don't know 31% 8% 9% 50% 3% 472

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,701. 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 37% 9% 4% 49% 1% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 51% 7% 3% 37% 2% 7,033
Don't know 54% 7% 2% 31% 6% 472

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,701. 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 57% 15% 10% 17% 1% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 76% 11% 6% 7% 1% 7,033
Don't know 72% 9% 7% 11% 2% 472

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,701. 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% 17% 13% 26% 1% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 50% 16% 11% 21% 2% 7,033
Don't know 51% 8% 11% 26% 4% 472

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,701. 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 29% 12% 48% 9% 2% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 66% 4% 24% 3% 2% 7,033
Don't know 42% 6% 35% 6% 12% 472

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,701. 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 29% 11% 9% 50% 1% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 64% 10% 6% 20% 1% 7,033
Don't know 48% 8% 8% 33% 3% 472

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,701. 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% 27% 2% 37% 8% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 52% 31% 4% 9% 4% 7,033
Don't know 40% 15% 9% 21% 15% 472

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …in heaven

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,701. 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 71% 22% 6% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 85% 8% 7% 7,033
Don't know 73% 14% 13% 472

Belief in Hell among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …in hell

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,701. 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 56% 36% 7% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 79% 14% 7% 7,033
Don't know 53% 29% 17% 472

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who identify as…

Views about abortion Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,701. 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 38% 16% 46% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 65% 16% 19% 7,033
Don't know 38% 31% 31% 472

Political ideology among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Views about abortion Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,701. 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% 38% 23% 6% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 66% 20% 8% 6% 7,033
Don't know 45% 27% 9% 19% 472

Views about size of government among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who would rather have…

Views about abortion Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,701. 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 55% 39% 3% 3% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 73% 23% 2% 2% 7,033
Don't know 52% 28% 10% 10% 472

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,701. 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% 48% 3% 1% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 65% 29% 4% 2% 7,033
Don't know 47% 35% 10% 7% 472

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say homosexuality…

Views about abortion Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,701. 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 71% 23% 3% 3% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 29% 63% 4% 3% 7,033
Don't know 35% 32% 13% 20% 472

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

Views about abortion Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,701. 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 62% 31% 7% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 20% 74% 6% 7,033
Don't know 23% 41% 36% 472

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,701. 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 37% 60% 2% 1% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 57% 38% 2% 3% 7,033
Don't know 38% 46% 7% 9% 472

Views about human evolution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,701. 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 36% 28% 3% 30% 3% 4,701
Illegal in all/most cases 11% 23% 2% 60% 4% 7,033
Don't know 17% 22% 9% 38% 14% 472