Views about abortion among adults who read scripture at least once a week

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,336. 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 32% 63% 5% 12,336
2007 32% 62% 7% 12,777

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Views about abortion among adults who read scripture at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 33% 63% 4% 1,810
Evangelical Protestant 24% 73% 4% 5,525
Historically Black Protestant 46% 48% 7% 1,189
Jehovah's Witness 14% 78% 8% 216
Jewish 51% 48% 1% 121
Mainline Protestant 46% 49% 5% 1,894
Mormon 20% 78% 3% 513
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 40% 53% 7% 606

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are ages…

Views about abortion 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,947. 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 17% 33% 30% 20% 3,947
Illegal in all/most cases 17% 34% 28% 21% 7,539
Don't know 10% 31% 30% 29% 550

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Views about abortion Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,947. 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% 12% 28% 36% 13% 2% 3,947
Illegal in all/most cases 11% 12% 28% 33% 15% 1% 7,539
Don't know 4% 8% 29% 36% 20% 3% 550

Gender composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Views about abortion Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,038. 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 40% 60% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 43% 57% 7,711
Don't know 42% 58% 587

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Views about abortion White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,987. 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% 25% 2% 15% 6% 3,987
Illegal in all/most cases 64% 14% 2% 17% 4% 7,595
Don't know 49% 26% 2% 18% 5% 545

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Views about abortion Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,979. 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% 10% 76% 3,979
Illegal in all/most cases 15% 7% 78% 7,617
Don't know 17% 6% 77% 570

Income distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 3,559. 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 41% 21% 24% 14% 3,559
Illegal in all/most cases 39% 21% 26% 13% 6,591
Don't know 49% 22% 18% 11% 423

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who have completed…

Views about abortion High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,018. 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 40% 34% 15% 11% 4,018
Illegal in all/most cases 44% 32% 15% 8% 7,666
Don't know 49% 31% 13% 7% 578

Marital status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Views about abortion Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,022. 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% 6% 18% 9% 22% 4,022
Illegal in all/most cases 57% 4% 12% 8% 19% 7,676
Don't know 44% 5% 15% 16% 20% 565

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Views about abortion Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,022. 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% 4,022
Illegal in all/most cases 33% 67% 7,679
Don't know 24% 76% 578

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 4,038. 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 84% 12% 1% 1% 1% 1% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 92% 7% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 7,711
Don't know 87% 9% 1% 2% < 1% 2% 587

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 4,038. 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 81% 15% 2% 2% 1% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 91% 6% 1% 1% 1% 7,711
Don't know 86% 10% 1% 1% 2% 587

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 4,038. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 59% 29% 11% < 1% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 76% 17% 6% 1% 7,711
Don't know 66% 20% 12% 2% 587

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who pray…

Views about abortion At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,038. 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 85% 11% 1% 3% < 1% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 7,711
Don't know 86% 9% < 1% 2% 3% 587

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 4,038. 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% 15% 9% 28% 1% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 62% 13% 7% 17% 1% 7,711
Don't know 54% 10% 8% 26% 2% 587

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 4,038. 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 64% 7% 2% 26% 1% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 63% 6% 2% 27% 2% 7,711
Don't know 72% 4% 1% 19% 4% 587

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 4,038. 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 80% 10% 4% 5% 1% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 85% 8% 3% 3% 1% 7,711
Don't know 84% 6% 4% 3% 3% 587

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 4,038. 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% 14% 8% 20% 2% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 55% 15% 8% 19% 2% 7,711
Don't know 57% 11% 7% 19% 6% 587

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 4,038. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 46% 10% 37% 5% 3% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 71% 4% 20% 2% 2% 7,711
Don't know 51% 5% 31% 4% 9% 587

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 4,038. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 33% 64% 1% 1% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 54% 43% 2% 1% 7,711
Don't know 37% 52% 5% 7% 587

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 4,038. 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% 30% 3% 15% 7% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 60% 27% 4% 4% 4% 7,711
Don't know 48% 19% 13% 7% 13% 587

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …in heaven

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,038. 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 86% 9% 5% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 87% 6% 7% 7,711
Don't know 85% 6% 10% 587

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …in hell

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,038. 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% 23% 8% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 80% 13% 7% 7,711
Don't know 66% 18% 15% 587

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Views about abortion Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,038. 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% 16% 55% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 55% 18% 27% 7,711
Don't know 28% 31% 41% 587

Political ideology among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Views about abortion Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,038. 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% 37% 25% 6% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 61% 23% 10% 7% 7,711
Don't know 39% 24% 16% 21% 587

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who would rather have…

Views about abortion Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,038. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 43% 50% 3% 3% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 62% 33% 2% 3% 7,711
Don't know 38% 40% 9% 13% 587

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 4,038. 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% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 56% 38% 4% 2% 7,711
Don't know 32% 47% 11% 11% 587

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Views about abortion Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,038. 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% 31% 4% 3% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 27% 64% 5% 3% 7,711
Don't know 33% 37% 11% 20% 587

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Views about abortion Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,038. 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 53% 40% 7% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 18% 75% 7% 7,711
Don't know 22% 48% 31% 587

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 4,038. 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% 61% 2% 2% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 50% 43% 3% 4% 7,711
Don't know 31% 44% 7% 17% 587

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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
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Legal in all/most cases 19% 35% 3% 40% 4% 4,038
Illegal in all/most cases 9% 21% 2% 62% 6% 7,711
Don't know 8% 20% 5% 46% 21% 587