Abortion should be possible if there is a strong chance of a serious defect in the baby (October 2021)

Abortion should be possible if there is a strong chance of a serious defect in the baby (October 2021)

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Should be possible58%
Should not be possible26%
Don’t know16%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Should be possible84%60%35%
Should not be possible8%24%42%
Don’t know8%16%22%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Should be possible93%76%83%
Should not be possible2%14%8%
Don’t know6%11%9%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Should be possible32%50%31%
Should not be possible44%34%45%
Don’t know24%16%24%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Should be possible92%64%33%
Should not be possible5%16%44%
Don’t know3%20%23%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Should be possible84%92%99%
Should not be possible9%5%0%
Don’t know6%3%1%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Should be possible48%42%18%
Should not be possible26%32%61%
Don’t know26%26%20%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Should be possible54%62%67%
Should not be possible28%25%20%
Don’t know18%13%13%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Should be possible57%59%
Should not be possible27%25%
Don’t know16%17%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Should be possible67%59%41%
Should not be possible19%26%34%
Don’t know13%15%25%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Should be possible78%62%53%45%
Should not be possible14%22%28%36%
Don’t know8%17%19%19%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Should be possible66%49%61%64%60%54%
Should not be possible27%27%21%24%26%32%
Don’t know7%23%18%12%13%13%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Should be possible34%60%84%82%
Should not be possible45%18%9%12%
Don’t know21%21%8%6%

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CategoryThe Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God.Don't know.
Should be possible31%54%89%66%
Should not be possible47%26%8%7%
Don’t know21%20%3%27%

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