Should Abortion Laws be More or Less Strict? (February 2022)

Should Abortion Laws be More or Less Strict? (February 2022)

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More strict23%
Left as they are now23%
Less strict43%
Don't know/No opinion12%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
More strict10%21%35%
Left as they are now11%25%34%
Less strict68%39%23%
Don't know/No opinion10%14%9%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
More strict5%10%12%
Left as they are now5%14%12%
Less strict80%66%65%
Don't know/No opinion10%11%11%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
More strict36%24%39%
Left as they are now35%24%37%
Less strict25%42%14%
Don't know/No opinion4%10%10%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
More strict6%13%38%
Left as they are now9%21%33%
Less strict77%44%20%
Don't know/No opinion8%21%9%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
More strict6%5%8%
Left as they are now14%10%3%
Less strict72%76%82%
Don't know/No opinion8%10%6%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
More strict22%30%58%
Left as they are now29%39%29%
Less strict41%19%7%
Don't know/No opinion8%12%6%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
More strict25%23%19%
Left as they are now26%16%20%
Less strict41%44%44%
Don't know/No opinion8%17%17%

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CategoryMaleFemale
More strict26%20%
Left as they are now24%22%
Less strict40%45%
Don't know/No opinion10%13%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
More strict21%21%30%
Left as they are now19%24%26%
Less strict49%42%30%
Don't know/No opinion11%12%13%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
More strict18%27%21%24%
Left as they are now17%20%25%27%
Less strict56%40%40%39%
Don't know/No opinion10%13%14%9%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
More strict9%23%24%21%24%22%
Left as they are now20%24%21%27%23%22%
Less strict41%36%41%41%46%53%
Don't know/No opinion30%17%14%11%8%3%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
More strict38%19%9%5%
Left as they are now25%26%18%15%
Less strict23%41%64%73%
Don't know/No opinion14%14%9%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.
More strict42%22%4%15%
Left as they are now27%26%15%15%
Less strict18%41%76%34%
Don't know/No opinion13%11%5%36%

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