Views about abortion among married adults by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among married adults by views about abortion

% of married adults who say abortion should be…

Religious traditionLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
Buddhist77%23%< 1%103
Evangelical Protestant28%69%4%4,853
Historically Black Protestant53%42%5%626
Jehovah's Witness14%79%8%124
Mainline Protestant61%36%3%3,444
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")75%21%4%3,150
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