Should Abortion Laws Be More or Less Strict (February 2021)

Should Abortion Laws Be More or Less Strict (February 2021)

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More strict32%
Less strict37%
Left as they are now18%
Don't know/No opinion13%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
More strict8%32%54%
Less strict65%30%14%
Left as they are now13%17%22%
Don't know/No opinion14%21%9%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
More strict4%14%8%
Less strict73%53%65%
Left as they are now10%18%12%
Don't know/No opinion12%15%15%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
More strict49%43%62%
Less strict20%16%10%
Left as they are now24%31%17%
Don't know/No opinion7%10%11%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
More strict10%16%56%
Less strict73%38%11%
Left as they are now8%24%22%
Don't know/No opinion9%22%11%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
More strict10%9%12%
Less strict63%76%79%
Left as they are now13%6%6%
Don't know/No opinion15%9%3%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
More strict22%51%77%
Less strict26%10%6%
Left as they are now33%28%9%
Don't know/No opinion19%11%8%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
More strict38%19%26%
Less strict35%42%38%
Left as they are now17%21%17%
Don't know/No opinion10%18%19%

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CategoryMaleFemale
More strict35%30%
Less strict36%37%
Left as they are now18%18%
Don't know/No opinion11%15%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
More strict27%32%41%
Less strict44%37%23%
Left as they are now16%18%20%
Don't know/No opinion13%12%16%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
More strict28%23%36%40%
Less strict44%43%34%26%
Left as they are now11%17%21%20%
Don't know/No opinion17%17%9%13%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
More strict38%35%28%32%34%28%
Less strict36%30%35%37%39%49%
Left as they are now11%20%16%18%19%17%
Don't know/No opinion15%15%21%13%7%6%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
More strict48%28%15%16%
Less strict19%39%57%57%
Left as they are now19%20%18%15%
Don't know/No opinion14%13%11%13%

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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.
More strict56%33%7%22%
Less strict14%32%71%32%
Left as they are now16%20%15%22%
Don't know/No opinion14%15%7%24%

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