Views about abortion among adults who say religion is not at all important

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,966. 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 82% 15% 3% 3,966
2007 80% 15% 5% 2,468

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Views about abortion among adults who say religion is not at all important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 76% 21% 3% 160
Mainline Protestant 77% 17% 6% 136
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 83% 14% 3% 3,232

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are ages…

Views about abortion 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,318. 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% 36% 20% 13% 3,318
Illegal in all/most cases 39% 38% 14% 9% 479
Don't know 23% 45% 17% 16% 107

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Views about abortion Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,318. 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 20% 20% 27% 25% 8% 1% 3,318
Illegal in all/most cases 29% 18% 30% 17% 6% < 1% 479
Don't know 10% 19% 38% 22% 10% 1% 107

Gender composition among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Views about abortion Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,364. 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% 39% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 70% 30% 491
Don't know 72% 28% 111

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who identify as…

Views about abortion White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,314. 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% 3% 5% 9% 3% 3,314
Illegal in all/most cases 61% 11% 6% 18% 4% 480
Don't know 71% 8% 6% 12% 4% 108

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Views about abortion Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,334. 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 11% 14% 75% 3,334
Illegal in all/most cases 16% 9% 75% 475
Don't know 11% 9% 80% 107

Income distribution among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 3,074. 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 24% 18% 30% 28% 3,074
Illegal in all/most cases 41% 22% 20% 17% 424

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who have completed…

Views about abortion High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,352. 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% 31% 24% 17% 3,352
Illegal in all/most cases 52% 30% 10% 7% 487
Don't know 37% 38% 17% 8% 111

Marital status among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Views about abortion Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,352. 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% 12% 12% 3% 34% 3,352
Illegal in all/most cases 31% 8% 14% 4% 43% 487
Don't know 36% 17% 5% 6% 36% 110

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Views about abortion Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,354. 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% 78% 3,354
Illegal in all/most cases 28% 72% 486
Don't know 23% 77% 110

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 3,364. 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 11% 12% 11% < 1% 59% 7% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 29% 15% 9% 1% 41% 5% 491
Don't know 18% 8% 8% 4% 49% 14% 111

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 3,364. 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 1% 9% 90% < 1% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 6% 14% 80% < 1% 491
Don't know 4% 8% 85% 3% 111

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who pray…

Views about abortion At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,364. 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 7% 3% 3% 87% < 1% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 19% 9% 7% 64% 1% 491
Don't know 16% 5% 2% 76% 2% 111

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 3,364. 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 1% < 1% 1% 97% < 1% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 9% 2% 2% 87% < 1% 491
Don't know 5% 4% 2% 89% 1% 111

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 3,364. 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% 8% 5% 64% 1% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 32% 5% 3% 59% 2% 491
Don't know 27% 11% 1% 59% 1% 111

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 3,364. 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% 15% 9% 39% 2% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 39% 11% 7% 40% 3% 491
Don't know 40% 9% 7% 39% 5% 111

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 3,364. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 48% 16% 13% 23% 1% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 46% 13% 11% 30% < 1% 491
Don't know 52% 4% 13% 29% 3% 111

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 3,364. 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 1% 19% 54% 24% 1% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 6% 19% 56% 17% 2% 491
Don't know 6% 13% 48% 22% 11% 111

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 3,364. 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% 83% 1% < 1% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 25% 73% 1% 1% 491
Don't know 22% 64% 6% 8% 111

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 3,364. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 2% 2% 3% 93% < 1% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 16% 5% 5% 74% < 1% 491
Don't know 5% 6% 4% 81% 4% 111

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 3,364. 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 1% 3% < 1% 92% 4% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 11% 11% 1% 71% 6% 491
Don't know 4% 4% < 1% 72% 19% 111

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who …in heaven

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,364. 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% 80% 6% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 33% 59% 8% 491
Don't know 18% 62% 20% 111

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who …in hell

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,364. 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% 86% 5% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 27% 66% 7% 491
Don't know 12% 71% 16% 111

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who identify as…

Views about abortion Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,364. 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% 16% 66% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 32% 33% 35% 491
Don't know 20% 50% 30% 111

Political ideology among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Views about abortion Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,364. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 12% 31% 51% 6% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 26% 36% 26% 12% 491
Don't know 18% 32% 32% 18% 111

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who would rather have…

Views about abortion Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,364. 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% 47% 3% 4% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 50% 42% 4% 4% 491
Don't know 48% 32% 8% 12% 111

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 3,364. 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% 3% 1% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 45% 48% 5% 1% 491
Don't know 34% 41% 13% 12% 111

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say homosexuality…

Views about abortion Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,364. 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 92% 6% 1% 1% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 68% 23% 7% 2% 491
Don't know 61% 9% 15% 15% 111

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who …same-sex marriage

Views about abortion Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,364. 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 90% 7% 3% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 63% 28% 9% 491
Don't know 52% 12% 35% 111

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 3,364. 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 20% 76% 2% 2% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 40% 55% 2% 3% 491
Don't know 25% 60% 8% 7% 111

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is not at all important by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 3,364. 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 83% 7% 3% 6% 2% 3,364
Illegal in all/most cases 53% 13% 3% 27% 3% 491
Don't know 55% 8% 13% 13% 11% 111