Views about abortion among adults who do not believe in Heaven

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,973. 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 77% 20% 3% 7,973
2007 73% 22% 5% 6,275

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Views about abortion among adults who do not believe in Heaven by religious group

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who say abortion should be…

Religious tradition Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 151. 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 90% 8% 1% 151
Catholic 66% 29% 4% 709
Evangelical Protestant 32% 66% 3% 503
Jewish 94% 5% 1% 461
Mainline Protestant 79% 18% 3% 861
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 84% 14% 3% 4,429

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are ages…

Views about abortion 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,326. 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% 35% 22% 15% 6,326
Illegal in all/most cases 28% 36% 23% 13% 1,320
Don't know 20% 36% 22% 21% 208

Generational cohort among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are…

Views about abortion Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,326. 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 18% 19% 27% 27% 9% 1% 6,326
Illegal in all/most cases 18% 18% 28% 26% 8% 2% 1,320
Don't know 8% 19% 30% 27% 15% 2% 208

Gender composition among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are…

Views about abortion Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,409. 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 58% 42% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 58% 42% 1,346
Don't know 73% 27% 218

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who identify as…

Views about abortion White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,322. 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% 4% 6% 10% 4% 6,322
Illegal in all/most cases 58% 9% 5% 26% 3% 1,320
Don't know 64% 7% 11% 12% 6% 206

Immigrant status among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are…

Views about abortion Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,357. 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 14% 14% 72% 6,357
Illegal in all/most cases 25% 9% 66% 1,325
Don't know 15% 13% 71% 210

Income distribution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 5,832. 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 22% 18% 31% 29% 5,832
Illegal in all/most cases 38% 22% 23% 17% 1,177
Don't know 29% 26% 24% 22% 166

Educational distribution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who have completed…

Views about abortion High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,386. 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 25% 29% 26% 20% 6,386
Illegal in all/most cases 45% 31% 14% 10% 1,335
Don't know 33% 36% 19% 13% 214

Marital status among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are…

Views about abortion Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,388. 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 44% 11% 12% 3% 31% 6,388
Illegal in all/most cases 47% 9% 13% 5% 27% 1,337
Don't know 44% 7% 15% 7% 28% 215

Parent of children under 18 among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are…

Views about abortion Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,393. 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% 77% 6,393
Illegal in all/most cases 31% 69% 1,339
Don't know 28% 72% 218

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 6,409. 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% 20% 13% < 1% 45% 5% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 48% 20% 9% 1% 21% 2% 1,346
Don't know 26% 22% 6% 5% 34% 6% 218

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 6,409. 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 10% 19% 26% 44% 1% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 41% 20% 15% 23% < 1% 1,346
Don't know 25% 18% 19% 34% 4% 218

Attendance at religious services among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 6,409. 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 6% 26% 68% < 1% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 30% 28% 42% < 1% 1,346
Don't know 15% 21% 61% 3% 218

Frequency of prayer among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who pray…

Views about abortion At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,409. 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% 9% 6% 70% < 1% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 42% 11% 6% 40% 1% 1,346
Don't know 28% 7% 6% 55% 4% 218

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 6,409. 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 4% 3% 4% 89% < 1% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 24% 7% 6% 62% 1% 1,346
Don't know 11% 2% 3% 82% 2% 218

Frequency of meditation among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 6,409. 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% 10% 6% 54% 1% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 40% 8% 4% 45% 3% 1,346
Don't know 38% 10% 2% 46% 4% 218

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 6,409. 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% 11% 32% 1% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 51% 12% 8% 27% 1% 1,346
Don't know 48% 13% 9% 26% 5% 218

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 6,409. 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% 17% 14% 18% 1% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 47% 13% 11% 26% 2% 1,346
Don't know 53% 6% 15% 25% 2% 218

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 6,409. 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 4% 21% 53% 20% 2% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 30% 11% 43% 14% 2% 1,346
Don't know 8% 15% 49% 18% 11% 218

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who say…

Views about abortion There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,409. 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 18% 81% 1% < 1% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 37% 60% 1% 1% 1,346
Don't know 28% 62% 5% 6% 218

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 6,409. 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 6% 5% 7% 82% < 1% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 34% 8% 6% 51% 1% 1,346
Don't know 15% 6% 10% 69% 1% 218

Interpreting scripture among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 6,409. 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 2% 6% < 1% 87% 5% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 25% 18% 2% 50% 6% 1,346
Don't know 7% 11% 1% 67% 15% 218

Belief in Hell among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who …in hell

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,409. 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 4% 96% 1% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 19% 78% 3% 1,346
Don't know 5% 91% 4% 218

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who identify as…

Views about abortion Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,409. 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% 15% 66% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 42% 26% 31% 1,346
Don't know 27% 43% 30% 218

Political ideology among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are…

Views about abortion Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,409. 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% 34% 50% 4% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 37% 32% 21% 10% 1,346
Don't know 25% 30% 28% 17% 218

Views about size of government among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who would rather have…

Views about abortion Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,409. 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% 48% 4% 3% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 54% 40% 2% 3% 1,346
Don't know 54% 28% 8% 10% 218

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 6,409. 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% 67% 3% 1% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 51% 44% 3% 2% 1,346
Don't know 35% 45% 15% 5% 218

Views about homosexuality among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who say homosexuality…

Views about abortion Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,409. 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 91% 7% 1% 1% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 55% 38% 4% 3% 1,346
Don't know 58% 12% 15% 15% 218

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who …same-sex marriage

Views about abortion Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,409. 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 88% 9% 3% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 49% 45% 6% 1,346
Don't know 53% 19% 27% 218

Views about environmental regulation among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 6,409. 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% 77% 2% 2% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 42% 53% 2% 3% 1,346
Don't know 28% 56% 10% 5% 218

Views about human evolution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about abortion

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven 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 = 6,409. 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 78% 9% 3% 8% 1% 6,409
Illegal in all/most cases 39% 16% 3% 38% 3% 1,346
Don't know 49% 18% 10% 15% 8% 218