Views about abortion among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,754. 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 29% 67% 4% 11,754
2007 28% 67% 6% 10,833

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Views about abortion among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious group

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 30% 67% 4% 2,203
Evangelical Protestant 22% 75% 3% 5,299
Historically Black Protestant 44% 49% 7% 929
Jehovah's Witness 15% 82% 3% 194
Jewish 56% 41% 3% 126
Mainline Protestant 42% 54% 4% 1,825
Mormon 16% 83% 2% 428
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 39% 55% 6% 441

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are ages…

Views about abortion 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,420. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 15% 33% 31% 20% 3,420
Illegal in all/most cases 16% 33% 29% 21% 7,598
Don't know 8% 33% 31% 28% 465

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about abortion Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,420. 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 10% 11% 27% 38% 13% 1% 3,420
Illegal in all/most cases 10% 12% 28% 35% 14% 1% 7,598
Don't know 4% 10% 27% 37% 20% 2% 465

Gender composition among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about abortion Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,488. 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 38% 62% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 43% 57% 7,770
Don't know 42% 58% 496

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Views about abortion White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,457. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 57% 22% 2% 14% 5% 3,457
Illegal in all/most cases 68% 11% 2% 16% 3% 7,675
Don't know 54% 27% 2% 14% 3% 466

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about abortion Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,438. 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% 9% 77% 3,438
Illegal in all/most cases 15% 7% 78% 7,687
Don't know 15% 7% 78% 478

Income distribution among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,076. 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% 22% 26% 16% 3,076
Illegal in all/most cases 36% 21% 28% 15% 6,645
Don't know 48% 19% 19% 14% 363

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who have completed…

Views about abortion High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,473. 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% 33% 15% 11% 3,473
Illegal in all/most cases 44% 32% 16% 8% 7,728
Don't know 50% 31% 12% 7% 484

Marital status among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about abortion Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,476. 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% 6% 17% 8% 22% 3,476
Illegal in all/most cases 60% 3% 12% 8% 18% 7,737
Don't know 48% 4% 13% 14% 21% 484

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about abortion Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,473. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 29% 71% 3,473
Illegal in all/most cases 32% 68% 7,734
Don't know 23% 77% 490

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,488. 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% 12% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 91% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 7,770
Don't know 87% 9% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 496

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,488. 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% 17% 2% 1% < 1% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 92% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% 7,770
Don't know 85% 9% 2% 2% 2% 496

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,488. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 53% 33% 14% < 1% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 72% 20% 8% 1% 7,770
Don't know 57% 29% 12% 2% 496

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who pray…

Views about abortion At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,488. 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 77% 15% 4% 5% 1% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 87% 9% 1% 2% 1% 7,770
Don't know 82% 11% 1% 3% 3% 496

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,488. 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% 13% 11% 39% 1% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 53% 13% 8% 25% 1% 7,770
Don't know 46% 10% 9% 33% 2% 496

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,488. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 49% 8% 3% 37% 2% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 56% 7% 3% 32% 3% 7,770
Don't know 61% 6% 1% 26% 6% 496

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,488. 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% 6% 7% 1% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 81% 9% 4% 4% 1% 7,770
Don't know 79% 8% 4% 6% 2% 496

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,488. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 45% 16% 12% 25% 2% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 50% 15% 10% 22% 2% 7,770
Don't know 55% 10% 7% 23% 5% 496

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,488. 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 38% 60% 1% 1% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 56% 41% 1% 1% 7,770
Don't know 39% 53% 4% 4% 496

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,488. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 53% 13% 8% 25% 1% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 72% 10% 5% 13% 1% 7,770
Don't know 62% 10% 5% 20% 4% 496

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,488. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 45% 35% 3% 11% 6% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 60% 29% 4% 4% 3% 7,770
Don't know 52% 19% 12% 5% 12% 496

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in heaven

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,488. 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% 7% 4% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 88% 6% 6% 7,770
Don't know 89% 4% 7% 496

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in hell

Views about abortion Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,488. 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 74% 19% 7% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 82% 12% 6% 7,770
Don't know 68% 17% 15% 496

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Views about abortion Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,488. 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% 16% 52% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 57% 18% 25% 7,770
Don't know 30% 28% 42% 496

Political ideology among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about abortion Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,488. 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% 36% 23% 6% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 63% 22% 9% 7% 7,770
Don't know 43% 28% 14% 15% 496

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have…

Views about abortion Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,488. 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% 50% 3% 3% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 63% 31% 2% 3% 7,770
Don't know 43% 38% 8% 11% 496

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,488. 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% 57% 3% 1% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 57% 37% 4% 2% 7,770
Don't know 37% 45% 7% 10% 496

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say homosexuality…

Views about abortion Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,488. 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 60% 32% 4% 3% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 27% 65% 5% 3% 7,770
Don't know 30% 39% 11% 20% 496

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

Views about abortion Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,488. 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% 43% 7% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 18% 76% 6% 7,770
Don't know 21% 49% 29% 496

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,488. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 36% 59% 2% 2% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 51% 43% 3% 4% 7,770
Don't know 37% 43% 6% 14% 496

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about abortion

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,488. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Legal in all/most cases 15% 35% 2% 44% 3% 3,488
Illegal in all/most cases 7% 23% 2% 63% 5% 7,770
Don't know 9% 23% 7% 43% 18% 496