State Leaders and Legislative Approval: Handling of Abortion policy (June 2021)

State Leaders and Legislative Approval: Handling of Abortion policy (June 2021)

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Approve strongly19%
Approve somewhat13%
Neither approve nor disapprove17%
Disapprove somewhat7%
Disapprove strongly35%
Don't know9%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Approve strongly3%19%33%
Approve somewhat4%7%23%
Neither approve nor disapprove8%16%23%
Disapprove somewhat10%11%4%
Disapprove strongly68%30%9%
Don't know6%17%8%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Approve strongly1%2%5%
Approve somewhat1%12%2%
Neither approve nor disapprove7%10%9%
Disapprove somewhat8%13%9%
Disapprove strongly77%56%69%
Don't know5%7%6%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Approve strongly29%17%40%
Approve somewhat27%18%22%
Neither approve nor disapprove26%24%22%
Disapprove somewhat3%7%3%
Disapprove strongly9%20%6%
Don't know6%14%7%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Approve strongly1%11%35%
Approve somewhat2%7%23%
Neither approve nor disapprove7%22%20%
Disapprove somewhat8%11%5%
Disapprove strongly77%36%9%
Don't know5%14%9%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Approve strongly2%1%1%
Approve somewhat4%1%2%
Neither approve nor disapprove8%9%4%
Disapprove somewhat12%8%5%
Disapprove strongly65%79%84%
Don't know9%3%4%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Approve strongly18%35%42%
Approve somewhat23%23%24%
Neither approve nor disapprove19%18%21%
Disapprove somewhat9%5%1%
Disapprove strongly19%8%6%
Don't know12%10%6%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Approve strongly23%6%16%
Approve somewhat15%6%11%
Neither approve nor disapprove17%15%18%
Disapprove somewhat5%13%9%
Disapprove strongly32%45%39%
Don't know8%15%7%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Approve strongly21%17%
Approve somewhat16%10%
Neither approve nor disapprove16%17%
Disapprove somewhat7%7%
Disapprove strongly31%39%
Don't know8%9%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Approve strongly11%20%28%
Approve somewhat10%14%15%
Neither approve nor disapprove16%17%15%
Disapprove somewhat11%6%6%
Disapprove strongly44%34%25%
Don't know8%8%11%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Approve strongly8%19%20%24%
Approve somewhat13%9%13%17%
Neither approve nor disapprove10%16%18%19%
Disapprove somewhat7%8%7%7%
Disapprove strongly45%37%36%27%
Don't know17%10%6%6%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Approve strongly27%19%19%21%18%17%
Approve somewhat6%13%15%15%12%13%
Neither approve nor disapprove28%19%17%14%15%13%
Disapprove somewhat18%10%5%10%5%4%
Disapprove strongly15%30%32%30%44%45%
Don't know5%10%12%9%6%7%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Approve strongly28%17%11%9%
Approve somewhat19%14%8%3%
Neither approve nor disapprove15%21%18%13%
Disapprove somewhat6%11%7%6%
Disapprove strongly22%30%49%60%
Don't know10%9%8%8%

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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 strongly28%22%8%12%
Approve somewhat19%17%4%4%
Neither approve nor disapprove21%15%11%25%
Disapprove somewhat6%9%6%8%
Disapprove strongly16%30%63%36%
Don't know10%8%7%15%

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