Should Abortion Laws Be More or Less Strict (February 2019)

Should Abortion Laws Be More or Less Strict (February 2019)

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categoryTotal
More strict41%
Less strict32%
Left as they are now20%
Don't know/No opinion8%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
More strict15%31%66%
Less strict58%30%9%
Left as they are now18%30%19%
Don't know/No opinion8%9%6%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
More strict13%19%14%
Less strict73%44%56%
Left as they are now10%23%21%
Don't know/No opinion5%14%8%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
More strict62%44%76%
Less strict6%17%8%
Left as they are now25%28%12%
Don't know/No opinion6%10%5%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
More strict11%25%67%
Less strict68%33%7%
Left as they are now15%30%19%
Don't know/No opinion7%12%7%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
More strict17%8%10%
Less strict64%67%72%
Left as they are now14%21%8%
Don't know/No opinion5%5%10%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
More strict42%65%82%
Less strict14%10%2%
Left as they are now34%19%10%
Don't know/No opinion10%5%6%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
More strict45%26%38%
Less strict32%34%29%
Left as they are now17%23%26%
Don't know/No opinion6%17%6%

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categoryMaleFemale
More strict41%40%
Less strict30%33%
Left as they are now21%19%
Don't know/No opinion8%8%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
More strict35%39%51%
Less strict33%36%19%
Left as they are now22%18%21%
Don't know/No opinion9%7%8%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
More strict37%32%41%53%
Less strict40%39%28%22%
Left as they are now14%19%22%21%
Don't know/No opinion9%10%8%4%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
More strict40%48%40%48%34%33%
Less strict25%18%35%25%41%42%
Left as they are now28%23%19%17%16%23%
Don't know/No opinion7%11%5%10%9%2%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
More strict63%34%21%7%
Less strict11%32%51%71%
Left as they are now17%24%25%15%
Don't know/No opinion8%10%4%7%

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categoryThe Bible is the word of God, to be taken literallyThe Bible is the word of God, not to be taken literallyThe Bible is a book written by men
More strict69%40%7%
Less strict6%29%71%
Left as they are now16%25%17%
Don't know/No opinion9%6%4%

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