Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,883. 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 51% 46% 4% 2,883
2007 47% 47% 5% 2,830

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Views about abortion among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by religious group

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 42% 55% 3% 730
Evangelical Protestant 38% 58% 5% 781
Historically Black Protestant 62% 31% 7% 182
Mainline Protestant 63% 34% 3% 627
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 64% 32% 4% 233

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are ages…

Views about abortion 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,468. 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% 34% 26% 17% 1,468
Illegal in all/most cases 24% 34% 24% 19% 1,256
Don't know 14% 37% 27% 22% 103

Generational cohort among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Views about abortion Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,468. 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% 16% 27% 30% 11% 1% 1,468
Illegal in all/most cases 15% 15% 28% 29% 12% 1% 1,256
Don't know 11% 6% 34% 32% 14% 3% 103

Gender composition among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Views about abortion Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,492. 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% 55% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 50% 50% 1,281
Don't know 47% 53% 110

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who identify as…

Views about abortion White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,486. 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% 15% 7% 13% 4% 1,486
Illegal in all/most cases 66% 9% 5% 17% 3% 1,259
Don't know 54% 19% 5% 18% 5% 106

Immigrant status among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Views about abortion Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,472. 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% 10% 71% 1,472
Illegal in all/most cases 19% 7% 74% 1,264
Don't know 19% 6% 75% 108

Income distribution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,328. 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 32% 20% 28% 20% 1,328
Illegal in all/most cases 34% 21% 27% 18% 1,128

Educational distribution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who have completed…

Views about abortion High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,482. 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% 19% 13% 1,482
Illegal in all/most cases 42% 31% 17% 10% 1,275
Don't know 46% 32% 12% 9% 108

Marital status among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Views about abortion Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,488. 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% 9% 13% 6% 28% 1,488
Illegal in all/most cases 54% 5% 11% 8% 23% 1,279
Don't know 49% 6% 12% 15% 18% 108

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Views about abortion Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,489. 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% 1,489
Illegal in all/most cases 34% 66% 1,276
Don't know 33% 67% 109

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,492. 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% 23% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 82% 14% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 1,281
Don't know 70% 17% 3% 8% 2% 1% 110

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,492. 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% 35% 5% 3% < 1% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 76% 19% 3% 1% 1% 1,281
Don't know 70% 18% 2% 2% 8% 110

Attendance at religious services among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,492. 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% 63% 9% 1% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 45% 49% 5% < 1% 1,281
Don't know 32% 55% 11% 2% 110

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who pray…

Views about abortion At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,492. 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% 7% 10% 1% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 73% 18% 5% 4% 1% 1,281
Don't know 70% 13% 5% 5% 7% 110

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,492. 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% 11% 9% 40% 2% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 41% 9% 8% 40% 2% 1,281
Don't know 54% 8% 7% 26% 5% 110

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,492. 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% 19% 13% 9% < 1% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 64% 15% 13% 6% 1% 1,281
Don't know 61% 12% 18% 7% 2% 110

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,492. 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% 15% 17% 22% 1% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 40% 19% 17% 23% 1% 1,281
Don't know 48% 13% 17% 19% 3% 110

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,492. 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% 14% 49% 10% 2% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 50% 8% 34% 6% 2% 1,281
Don't know 36% 5% 39% 8% 13% 110

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,492. 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% 70% 1% < 1% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 43% 55% 1% 1% 1,281
Don't know 34% 60% 2% 4% 110

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,492. 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% 18% 28% 28% < 1% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 42% 19% 22% 16% < 1% 1,281
Don't know 40% 12% 23% 19% 6% 110

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,492. 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% 37% 2% 28% 7% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 44% 37% 3% 11% 5% 1,281
Don't know 39% 17% 8% 17% 19% 110

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who …in heaven

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,492. 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 79% 15% 6% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 88% 7% 5% 1,281
Don't know 80% 6% 13% 110

Belief in Hell among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who …in hell

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,492. 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% 32% 7% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 76% 17% 7% 1,281
Don't know 58% 23% 19% 110

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who identify as…

Views about abortion Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,492. 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% 15% 55% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 55% 18% 27% 1,281
Don't know 25% 29% 46% 110

Political ideology among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who are…

Views about abortion Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,492. 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% 42% 26% 5% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 55% 30% 10% 5% 1,281
Don't know 38% 21% 25% 16% 110

Views about size of government among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who would rather have…

Views about abortion Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,492. 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% 49% 4% 3% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 60% 36% 1% 3% 1,281
Don't know 42% 43% 8% 7% 110

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,492. 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% 59% 4% 1% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 57% 38% 3% 2% 1,281
Don't know 43% 37% 11% 9% 110

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who say homosexuality…

Views about abortion Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,492. 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 75% 20% 3% 3% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 43% 47% 5% 5% 1,281
Don't know 37% 26% 13% 25% 110

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Views about abortion Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,492. 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 66% 28% 6% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 31% 61% 8% 1,281
Don't know 30% 26% 44% 110

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,492. 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% 65% 2% 2% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 49% 48% 1% 2% 1,281
Don't know 32% 46% 7% 14% 110

Views about human evolution among adults who attend prayer groups several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who attend prayer groups several times a year 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 = 1,492. 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% 35% 4% 28% 2% 1,492
Illegal in all/most cases 14% 28% 4% 49% 5% 1,281
Don't know 22% 21% 9% 34% 14% 110