While a survey of more than 54,000 Americans showed little change in their attitudes between 2014 and 2018 on the legality of abortion, researchers detected movement in many demographic groups, Catholics included. Fifty-three percent of white Catholics believe most or all abortions should be legal compared to 40% who say most or all should be illegal, which is right in line with other groups. Non-white Catholics support abortion’s legality by a 55% to 37% margin.
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