Views about abortion among adults who read scripture several times a year

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 2,894. 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 59% 37% 5% 2,894
2007 54% 40% 6% 2,904

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Views about abortion among adults who read scripture several times a year by religious group

% of adults who read scripture 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 51% 43% 6% 755
Evangelical Protestant 45% 51% 4% 561
Historically Black Protestant 60% 38% 2% 148
Mainline Protestant 67% 29% 4% 703
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 72% 24% 4% 442

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are ages…

Views about abortion 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,702. 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% 38% 26% 14% 1,702
Illegal in all/most cases 23% 36% 25% 16% 1,008
Don't know 10% 32% 32% 26% 133

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Views about abortion Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,702. 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% 14% 31% 30% 9% 1% 1,702
Illegal in all/most cases 14% 16% 29% 29% 11% 1% 1,008
Don't know 9% 8% 25% 39% 16% 3% 133

Gender composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Views about abortion Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,730. 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 49% 51% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 52% 48% 1,023
Don't know 64% 36% 141

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who identify as…

Views about abortion White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,707. 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% 11% 5% 14% 5% 1,707
Illegal in all/most cases 64% 9% 5% 19% 3% 1,011
Don't know 66% 14% 2% 13% 4% 133

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Views about abortion Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,705. 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% 11% 74% 1,705
Illegal in all/most cases 19% 8% 73% 1,006
Don't know 17% 11% 72% 138

Income distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,563. 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% 20% 29% 22% 1,563
Illegal in all/most cases 35% 21% 27% 17% 906
Don't know 36% 20% 22% 23% 108

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who have completed…

Views about abortion High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,718. 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% 32% 20% 15% 1,718
Illegal in all/most cases 46% 31% 14% 9% 1,019
Don't know 36% 42% 13% 9% 138

Marital status among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Views about abortion Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,723. 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% 8% 13% 5% 27% 1,723
Illegal in all/most cases 52% 6% 12% 7% 24% 1,020
Don't know 46% 6% 10% 14% 23% 139

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Views about abortion Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,724. 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% 72% 1,724
Illegal in all/most cases 34% 66% 1,021
Don't know 20% 80% 141

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,730. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 57% 28% 5% 1% 7% 2% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 76% 19% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 1,023
Don't know 66% 13% 8% 5% 7% 2% 141

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,730. 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% 44% 10% 5% < 1% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 63% 30% 3% 2% 1% 1,023
Don't know 52% 29% 9% 4% 7% 141

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,730. 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% 58% 24% < 1% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 30% 53% 17% < 1% 1,023
Don't know 22% 43% 30% 5% 141

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who pray…

Views about abortion At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,730. 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% 26% 11% 19% 1% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 56% 27% 9% 7% 1% 1,023
Don't know 53% 25% 6% 10% 5% 141

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 1,730. 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% 8% 24% 62% < 1% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 10% 10% 27% 53% 1% 1,023
Don't know 11% 9% 19% 58% 3% 141

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,730. 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% 14% 12% 42% 1% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 27% 10% 12% 49% 2% 1,023
Don't know 39% 18% 11% 30% 2% 141

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,730. 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% 20% 17% 12% 1% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 55% 18% 17% 8% 1% 1,023
Don't know 52% 19% 13% 11% 4% 141

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,730. 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% 18% 18% 18% 1% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 39% 16% 21% 23% 1% 1,023
Don't know 45% 8% 17% 29% < 1% 141

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,730. 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% 15% 55% 11% 2% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 36% 9% 45% 8% 2% 1,023
Don't know 17% 9% 55% 5% 13% 141

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,730. 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% 73% 1% 1% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 36% 63% < 1% 1% 1,023
Don't know 26% 71% 1% 3% 141

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,730. 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% 33% 2% 41% 8% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 35% 40% 3% 17% 6% 1,023
Don't know 20% 25% 6% 27% 23% 141

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …in heaven

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,730. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 71% 23% 6% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 87% 8% 5% 1,023
Don't know 70% 17% 13% 141

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …in hell

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,730. 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% 40% 7% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 76% 17% 7% 1,023
Don't know 56% 23% 21% 141

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who identify as…

Views about abortion Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,730. 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 27% 16% 57% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 51% 16% 33% 1,023
Don't know 25% 28% 46% 141

Political ideology among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Views about abortion Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,730. 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% 42% 31% 4% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 51% 29% 15% 5% 1,023
Don't know 32% 32% 17% 19% 141

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,730. 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 49% 45% 3% 3% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 58% 38% 1% 2% 1,023
Don't know 43% 36% 11% 10% 141

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,730. 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% 61% 2% 1% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 57% 39% 3% 1% 1,023
Don't know 39% 39% 14% 8% 141

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,730. 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% 15% 3% 2% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 52% 41% 4% 3% 1,023
Don't know 41% 22% 14% 23% 141

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Views about abortion Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,730. 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 73% 22% 5% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 37% 54% 9% 1,023
Don't know 45% 20% 35% 141

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,730. 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% 2% 2% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 50% 46% 2% 2% 1,023
Don't know 26% 61% 8% 5% 141

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about abortion

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,730. 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% 32% 5% 21% 3% 1,730
Illegal in all/most cases 21% 32% 4% 41% 2% 1,023
Don't know 26% 30% 13% 15% 16% 141