About six-in-ten U.S. adults say abortion should be legal in all or most cases. There is a large and growing partisan divide on abortion.
As debates over abortion continue in states around the country, a majority of Americans (61%) continue to say that abortion should be legal in all (27%) or most (34%) cases.
Views on abortion, 1995-2019 As of 2019, public support for legal abortion remains as high as it has been in two decades of polling. Currently, 61% say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, while 38% say it should be illegal in all or most cases. Views on abortion, 2019: A detailed look […]
About three-in-four Americans believe that abortion will be legal in 2050. Democrats are more likely than Republicans to say this.