Availability of Abortion (August 2022)

Availability of Abortion (August 2022)

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By law, abortion should never be permitted12%
The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest or when the woman's life is in danger29%
The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape,15%
By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice39%
Don't know5%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
By law, abortion should never be permitted4%11%17%
The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest or when the woman's life is in danger10%28%47%
The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape,11%20%17%
By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice72%27%13%
Don't know3%13%6%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
By law, abortion should never be permitted3%7%3%
The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest or when the woman's life is in danger7%14%9%
The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape,7%13%13%
By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice83%60%72%
Don't know1%6%3%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
By law, abortion should never be permitted10%8%26%
The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest or when the woman's life is in danger49%37%50%
The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape,21%23%13%
By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice10%25%9%
Don't know10%7%3%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
By law, abortion should never be permitted4%10%19%
The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest or when the woman's life is in danger12%20%47%
The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape,9%17%18%
By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice73%44%11%
Don't know1%10%6%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
By law, abortion should never be permitted5%6%1%
The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest or when the woman's life is in danger12%13%12%
The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape,11%8%10%
By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice71%72%76%
Don't know2%1%1%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
By law, abortion should never be permitted7%15%30%
The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest or when the woman's life is in danger29%55%52%
The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape,29%16%10%
By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice27%7%4%
Don't know8%6%4%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
By law, abortion should never be permitted13%10%10%
The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest or when the woman's life is in danger34%18%25%
The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape,15%14%17%
By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice34%55%42%
Don't know5%3%7%

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CategoryMaleFemale
By law, abortion should never be permitted12%11%
The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest or when the woman's life is in danger34%25%
The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape,17%13%
By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice32%45%
Don't know5%6%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
By law, abortion should never be permitted12%10%15%
The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest or when the woman's life is in danger26%28%36%
The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape,12%16%17%
By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice44%39%29%
Don't know6%6%3%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
By law, abortion should never be permitted13%14%12%7%
The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest or when the woman's life is in danger26%26%28%37%
The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape,19%15%12%16%
By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice35%42%40%36%
Don't know7%3%7%4%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
By law, abortion should never be permitted5%15%8%16%12%9%
The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest or when the woman's life is in danger31%28%31%27%27%32%
The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape,5%15%15%13%19%11%
By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice49%34%40%37%38%47%
Don't know11%8%6%7%4%1%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
By law, abortion should never be permitted24%6%5%1%
The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest or when the woman's life is in danger38%32%23%12%
The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape,13%24%15%7%
By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice21%32%53%75%
Don't know5%7%4%5%

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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.
By law, abortion should never be permitted26%11%1%4%
The law should permit abortion only in case of rape, incest or when the woman's life is in danger40%33%11%26%
The law should permit abortion for reasons other than rape,13%19%10%15%
By law, a woman should always be able to obtain an abortion as a matter of personal choice15%31%76%37%
Don't know6%5%2%18%

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