Views about abortion among liberals by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among liberals by views about abortion

% of liberals who say abortion should be…

Metro areaLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
Atlanta Metro Area77%22%1%105
Boston Metro Area88%9%3%193
Chicago Metro Area73%25%2%256
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area69%30%2%123
Detroit Metro Area75%23%2%100
Houston Metro Area63%32%5%111
Los Angeles Metro Area72%23%4%331
Miami Metro Area71%26%3%146
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area74%23%3%102
New York City Metro Area76%21%3%550
Philadelphia Metro Area80%18%2%208
Providence Metro Area81%18%1%101
San Francisco Metro Area84%14%2%218
Seattle Metro Area91%7%2%124
Washington, DC Metro Area86%13%1%300
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.

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