Views about abortion among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,132. 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 78% 19% 3% 12,132
2007 76% 19% 4% 9,963

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Views about abortion among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by religious group

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say abortion should be…

Religious tradition Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 202. 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.
Buddhist 84% 15% 1% 202
Catholic 68% 28% 4% 2,068
Evangelical Protestant 63% 33% 3% 636
Hindu 78% 21% 1% 119
Historically Black Protestant 68% 29% 3% 177
Jewish 94% 6% 1% 513
Mainline Protestant 81% 16% 3% 1,841
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 82% 15% 3% 5,713

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are ages…

Views about abortion 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,702. 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 28% 35% 23% 13% 9,702
Illegal in all/most cases 33% 34% 20% 12% 1,926
Don't know 19% 35% 26% 19% 324

Generational cohort among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Views about abortion Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,702. 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 18% 18% 28% 28% 8% 1% 9,702
Illegal in all/most cases 22% 20% 25% 23% 8% 1% 1,926
Don't know 10% 14% 30% 30% 14% 1% 324

Gender composition among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Views about abortion Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 9,839. 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% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 60% 40% 1,957
Don't know 63% 37% 336

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who identify as…

Views about abortion White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 9,708. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 75% 5% 6% 11% 4% 9,708
Illegal in all/most cases 62% 9% 5% 20% 4% 1,922
Don't know 68% 6% 5% 16% 5% 325

Immigrant status among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Views about abortion Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 9,752. 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 13% 13% 74% 9,752
Illegal in all/most cases 19% 11% 70% 1,929
Don't know 15% 10% 75% 327

Income distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 8,956. 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% 27% 8,956
Illegal in all/most cases 38% 21% 23% 18% 1,735
Don't know 37% 18% 25% 21% 266

Educational distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who have completed…

Views about abortion High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 9,797. 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% 32% 24% 18% 9,797
Illegal in all/most cases 46% 30% 14% 9% 1,951
Don't know 34% 39% 17% 10% 334

Marital status among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Views about abortion Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 9,806. 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% 11% 11% 3% 30% 9,806
Illegal in all/most cases 41% 11% 11% 5% 32% 1,946
Don't know 39% 9% 15% 7% 29% 333

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Views about abortion Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 9,817. 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% 75% 9,817
Illegal in all/most cases 32% 68% 1,947
Don't know 22% 78% 335

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 9,839. 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% 28% 13% < 1% 29% 5% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 40% 31% 10% 1% 15% 3% 1,957
Don't know 34% 26% 7% 4% 21% 7% 336

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 9,839. 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 13% 29% 25% 31% 1% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 28% 34% 19% 19% 1% 1,957
Don't know 20% 32% 15% 26% 6% 336

Attendance at religious services among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 9,839. 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% 32% 60% < 1% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 16% 37% 47% < 1% 1,957
Don't know 12% 27% 60% 2% 336

Frequency of prayer among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who pray…

Views about abortion At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,839. 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% 14% 8% 57% < 1% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 33% 19% 9% 38% 1% 1,957
Don't know 33% 9% 8% 44% 6% 336

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 9,839. 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 4% 3% 4% 88% < 1% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 8% 6% 6% 79% < 1% 1,957
Don't know 7% 3% 5% 82% 3% 336

Frequency of meditation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 9,839. 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% 11% 6% 54% 1% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 32% 9% 4% 54% 1% 1,957
Don't know 36% 11% 2% 48% 3% 336

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 9,839. 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% 17% 12% 28% 1% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 44% 17% 11% 27% 1% 1,957
Don't know 47% 14% 9% 24% 5% 336

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 9,839. 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% 17% 14% 20% 1% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 47% 14% 13% 26% < 1% 1,957
Don't know 48% 14% 11% 25% 2% 336

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 9,839. 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 4% 19% 58% 17% 2% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 13% 15% 56% 14% 1% 1,957
Don't know 7% 12% 61% 14% 6% 336

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 9,839. 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% 80% 1% 1% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 27% 71% 1% 1% 1,957
Don't know 27% 61% 7% 6% 336

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 9,839. 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% 6% 8% 80% < 1% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 16% 9% 8% 67% < 1% 1,957
Don't know 11% 6% 11% 71% 2% 336

Belief in Heaven among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …in heaven

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,839. 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 37% 54% 9% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 57% 33% 9% 1,957
Don't know 39% 44% 17% 336

Belief in Hell among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …in hell

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,839. 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% 70% 7% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 43% 49% 9% 1,957
Don't know 24% 60% 16% 336

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who identify as…

Views about abortion Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 9,839. 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% 15% 63% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 40% 24% 36% 1,957
Don't know 24% 36% 40% 336

Political ideology among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Views about abortion Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,839. 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% 37% 44% 4% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 33% 36% 24% 7% 1,957
Don't know 23% 32% 28% 17% 336

Views about size of government among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who would rather have…

Views about abortion Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,839. 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% 46% 3% 3% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 57% 39% 2% 3% 1,957
Don't know 49% 26% 12% 13% 336

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 9,839. 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% 64% 3% 1% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 50% 45% 3% 2% 1,957
Don't know 39% 42% 11% 8% 336

Views about homosexuality among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say homosexuality…

Views about abortion Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,839. 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 91% 7% 2% 1% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 71% 23% 4% 3% 1,957
Don't know 64% 10% 13% 13% 336

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …same-sex marriage

Views about abortion Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,839. 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 87% 10% 4% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 62% 31% 7% 1,957
Don't know 54% 15% 32% 336

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 9,839. 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% 75% 2% 1% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 43% 52% 2% 3% 1,957
Don't know 29% 57% 6% 7% 336

Views about human evolution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by views about abortion

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men 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 = 9,839. 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 70% 15% 4% 9% 1% 9,839
Illegal in all/most cases 46% 25% 5% 22% 3% 1,957
Don't know 47% 19% 11% 18% 5% 336