Support or Oppose: Making abortion illegal after 6 weeks of pregnancy (October 2021)

Support or Oppose: Making abortion illegal after 6 weeks of pregnancy (October 2021)

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categoryTotal
Strongly support34%
Somewhat support11%
Somewhat oppose8%
Strongly oppose39%
Don’t know/No opinion9%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support8%26%57%
Somewhat support4%15%15%
Somewhat oppose6%8%8%
Strongly oppose73%36%12%
Don’t know/No opinion9%15%8%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support4%10%8%
Somewhat support2%13%0%
Somewhat oppose0%9%8%
Strongly oppose89%53%75%
Don’t know/No opinion4%16%9%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support53%36%67%
Somewhat support18%21%12%
Somewhat oppose9%10%7%
Strongly oppose13%24%7%
Don’t know/No opinion7%9%7%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support5%17%59%
Somewhat support7%10%13%
Somewhat oppose3%10%9%
Strongly oppose81%45%10%
Don’t know/No opinion3%18%9%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support5%7%4%
Somewhat support15%6%1%
Somewhat oppose7%2%2%
Strongly oppose69%81%92%
Don’t know/No opinion4%4%2%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support38%52%74%
Somewhat support16%19%7%
Somewhat oppose16%9%6%
Strongly oppose22%12%4%
Don’t know/No opinion7%8%10%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support40%18%24%
Somewhat support11%12%11%
Somewhat oppose7%9%7%
Strongly oppose38%51%37%
Don’t know/No opinion4%11%20%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Strongly support37%30%
Somewhat support13%9%
Somewhat oppose7%8%
Strongly oppose35%43%
Don’t know/No opinion9%10%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support24%32%50%
Somewhat support12%11%9%
Somewhat oppose7%8%8%
Strongly oppose51%38%22%
Don’t know/No opinion7%10%11%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly support13%30%39%45%
Somewhat support9%11%11%12%
Somewhat oppose9%10%7%4%
Strongly oppose59%40%35%28%
Don’t know/No opinion10%9%8%10%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support31%35%32%34%32%37%
Somewhat support4%12%13%11%11%7%
Somewhat oppose0%7%9%9%7%8%
Strongly oppose29%31%39%41%45%43%
Don’t know/No opinion35%15%8%5%6%5%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Strongly support57%24%16%14%
Somewhat support9%15%4%9%
Somewhat oppose7%9%9%4%
Strongly oppose16%38%66%68%
Don’t know/No opinion10%13%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.
Strongly support55%36%10%20%
Somewhat support11%13%7%14%
Somewhat oppose8%9%6%4%
Strongly oppose15%32%75%43%
Don’t know/No opinion10%11%2%19%

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