Views about abortion among adults who say religion is not too important

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 3,790. 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 79% 18% 3% 3,790
2007 76% 20% 4% 3,114

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 75% 21% 4% 569
Evangelical Protestant 67% 29% 4% 174
Jewish 96% 4% < 1% 166
Mainline Protestant 81% 17% 2% 596
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 78% 18% 3% 1,924

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DemographicInformation

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

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

Views about abortion 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,034. 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% 35% 21% 11% 3,034
Illegal in all/most cases 36% 36% 18% 10% 605
Don't know 28% 26% 24% 22% 104

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

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Views about abortion Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,034. 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 21% 18% 28% 26% 6% 1% 3,034
Illegal in all/most cases 22% 23% 27% 20% 7% 1% 605
Don't know 18% 14% 22% 31% 12% 3% 104

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

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Views about abortion Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,071. 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% 45% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 60% 40% 611
Don't know 79% 21% 108

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

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

Views about abortion White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,039. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 76% 5% 7% 9% 4% 3,039
Illegal in all/most cases 72% 6% 4% 14% 2% 602
Don't know 74% 4% 12% 8% 2% 108

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

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Views about abortion Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,043. 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% 13% 75% 3,043
Illegal in all/most cases 15% 10% 75% 599
Don't know 15% 13% 72% 104

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 2,779. 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% 19% 30% 27% 2,779
Illegal in all/most cases 36% 24% 26% 14% 537

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

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

Views about abortion High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,060. 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% 33% 23% 16% 3,060
Illegal in all/most cases 46% 32% 14% 7% 608
Don't know 33% 44% 14% 9% 107

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

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Views about abortion Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,062. 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% 10% 10% 3% 35% 3,062
Illegal in all/most cases 41% 9% 11% 4% 36% 604
Don't know 37% 8% 14% 7% 35% 106

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

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Views about abortion Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,067. 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% 76% 3,067
Illegal in all/most cases 29% 71% 605
Don't know 19% 81% 108

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 3,071. 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% 34% 20% < 1% 22% 7% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 26% 40% 18% 1% 11% 5% 611
Don't know 16% 43% 8% 5% 15% 12% 108

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 3,071. 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% 34% 64% < 1% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 5% 37% 58% < 1% 611
Don't know 2% 27% 70% 1% 108

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

% of adults who say religion is not too important who pray…

Views about abortion At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,071. 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% 13% 10% 65% < 1% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 17% 12% 10% 60% < 1% 611
Don't know 19% 11% 7% 62% < 1% 108

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 3,071. 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% 2% 3% 94% < 1% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 3% 2% 5% 89% < 1% 611
Don't know 5% 1% 2% 92% < 1% 108

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 3,071. 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% 10% 6% 61% 1% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 19% 11% 3% 65% 2% 611
Don't know 21% 11% 2% 63% 3% 108

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 3,071. 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% 17% 16% 33% 1% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 29% 18% 15% 38% 1% 611
Don't know 35% 10% 12% 37% 6% 108

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 3,071. 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% 19% 16% 23% 1% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 37% 15% 13% 34% 1% 611
Don't know 26% 15% 16% 38% 5% 108

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 3,071. 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% 19% 62% 15% 1% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 9% 15% 63% 12% 1% 611
Don't know 8% 8% 62% 13% 9% 108

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 3,071. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 19% 80% 1% < 1% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 27% 70% 2% 1% 611
Don't know 22% 70% 5% 3% 108

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 3,071. 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 3% 4% 6% 87% < 1% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 8% 7% 5% 79% < 1% 611
Don't know 5% 2% 10% 83% < 1% 108

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 3,071. 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 3% 11% < 1% 78% 7% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 10% 22% 1% 60% 7% 611
Don't know 9% 6% 3% 47% 35% 108

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

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

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,071. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 39% 50% 11% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 57% 31% 12% 611
Don't know 45% 39% 16% 108

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

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

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,071. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 26% 65% 9% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 44% 46% 10% 611
Don't know 34% 50% 17% 108

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Views about abortion Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,071. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 26% 16% 59% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 46% 23% 31% 611
Don't know 34% 39% 28% 108

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

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Views about abortion Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,071. 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% 41% 39% 4% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 34% 38% 22% 7% 611
Don't know 30% 21% 23% 27% 108

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

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

Views about abortion Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,071. 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% 44% 3% 3% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 58% 37% 2% 4% 611
Don't know 52% 29% 7% 12% 108

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 3,071. 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% 60% 4% 1% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 54% 41% 2% 2% 611
Don't know 38% 41% 15% 6% 108

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

% of adults who say religion is not too important who say homosexuality…

Views about abortion Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,071. 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 89% 8% 1% 1% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 69% 24% 3% 5% 611
Don't know 55% 21% 10% 14% 108

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

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

Views about abortion Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,071. 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% 11% 3% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 60% 34% 7% 611
Don't know 47% 21% 32% 108

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 3,071. 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% 72% 2% 2% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 45% 51% 1% 3% 611
Don't know 40% 51% 6% 4% 108

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 3,071. 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 72% 13% 5% 8% 1% 3,071
Illegal in all/most cases 47% 18% 6% 25% 4% 611
Don't know 46% 16% 10% 15% 12% 108