Views about abortion among non-parents by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among non-parents by views about abortion

% of non-parents who say abortion should be…

Religious traditionLegal in all/most casesIllegal in all/most casesDon't knowSample size
Evangelical Protestant33%62%4%6,385
Historically Black Protestant51%43%6%1,421
Jehovah's Witness16%77%7%182
Mainline Protestant61%34%5%4,844
Orthodox Christian54%44%2%137
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")74%21%4%5,788
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