Approve/Disapprove of laws designed to: Prevent women from accessing abortion in states where abortion is still legal (August 2022)

Approve/Disapprove of laws designed to: Prevent women from accessing abortion in states where abortion is still legal (August 2022)

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Approve strongly12%
Approve somewhat6%
Neither approve nor disapprove17%
Disapprove somewhat10%
Disapprove strongly50%
Don't know6%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Approve strongly8%6%17%
Approve somewhat3%7%8%
Neither approve nor disapprove7%20%23%
Disapprove somewhat4%16%14%
Disapprove strongly75%41%30%
Don't know3%10%7%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Approve strongly2%12%8%
Approve somewhat0%6%3%
Neither approve nor disapprove5%14%5%
Disapprove somewhat0%3%5%
Disapprove strongly89%59%76%
Don't know4%5%2%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Approve strongly13%7%24%
Approve somewhat4%14%7%
Neither approve nor disapprove21%21%26%
Disapprove somewhat17%13%13%
Disapprove strongly42%39%20%
Don't know3%7%9%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Approve strongly9%9%17%
Approve somewhat3%5%8%
Neither approve nor disapprove4%20%23%
Disapprove somewhat2%10%14%
Disapprove strongly81%47%30%
Don't know1%9%7%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Approve strongly9%8%10%
Approve somewhat4%4%2%
Neither approve nor disapprove8%4%2%
Disapprove somewhat4%2%1%
Disapprove strongly74%82%85%
Don't know2%1%1%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Approve strongly6%16%25%
Approve somewhat6%9%9%
Neither approve nor disapprove18%27%24%
Disapprove somewhat18%16%10%
Disapprove strongly47%25%23%
Don't know5%7%9%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Approve strongly10%15%15%
Approve somewhat7%5%5%
Neither approve nor disapprove21%10%13%
Disapprove somewhat12%4%7%
Disapprove strongly46%59%52%
Don't know5%6%9%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Approve strongly12%13%
Approve somewhat8%4%
Neither approve nor disapprove18%15%
Disapprove somewhat12%7%
Disapprove strongly44%54%
Don't know5%6%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Approve strongly18%7%19%
Approve somewhat9%5%4%
Neither approve nor disapprove16%17%19%
Disapprove somewhat6%12%10%
Disapprove strongly46%54%41%
Don't know5%6%8%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Approve strongly15%16%10%9%
Approve somewhat11%7%5%2%
Neither approve nor disapprove20%16%16%17%
Disapprove somewhat6%8%10%13%
Disapprove strongly40%51%51%53%
Don't know8%3%8%5%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Approve strongly2%18%9%16%11%7%
Approve somewhat0%4%10%6%7%3%
Neither approve nor disapprove19%20%16%20%15%14%
Disapprove somewhat15%11%6%6%11%12%
Disapprove strongly51%40%50%49%52%62%
Don't know13%8%9%4%4%3%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Approve strongly21%10%3%5%
Approve somewhat7%7%8%2%
Neither approve nor disapprove19%24%13%6%
Disapprove somewhat12%10%12%3%
Disapprove strongly35%41%61%82%
Don't know7%8%4%2%

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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.
Approve strongly25%10%5%2%
Approve somewhat9%5%5%8%
Neither approve nor disapprove19%21%6%25%
Disapprove somewhat10%13%4%8%
Disapprove strongly29%46%79%37%
Don't know8%5%1%20%

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