Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

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State There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 34% 65% 1% < 1% 197
Alaska 23% 74% < 1% 3% 192
Arizona 31% 65% 1% 2% 411
Arkansas 27% 70% 3% 1% 137
California 24% 74% 1% 1% 2,580
Colorado 27% 70% 1% 2% 337
Connecticut 28% 71% 1% < 1% 291
Delaware 20% 80% 1% < 1% 209
District of Columbia 17% 80% 2% 1% 231
Florida 27% 72% 1% < 1% 1,283
Georgia 28% 71% 1% < 1% 522
Hawaii 24% 75% < 1% 1% 214
Idaho 23% 76% 1% < 1% 185
Illinois 23% 74% 2% 1% 850
Indiana 23% 74% 2% 1% 359
Iowa 22% 77% 1% < 1% 184
Kansas 25% 75% < 1% < 1% 170
Kentucky 22% 77% < 1% < 1% 186
Louisiana 26% 70% 1% 2% 247
Maine 19% 79% 1% 1% 218
Maryland 22% 76% 1% < 1% 435
Massachusetts 22% 75% 2% 1% 574
Michigan 26% 72% 2% < 1% 595
Minnesota 20% 79% 1% < 1% 362
Mississippi 21% 76% < 1% 3% 121
Missouri 27% 72% 1% < 1% 371
Montana 32% 67% 1% < 1% 186
Nebraska 31% 68% < 1% < 1% 188
Nevada 23% 74% 1% 1% 207
New Hampshire 24% 75% 2% < 1% 218
New Jersey 22% 77% 1% 1% 627
New Mexico 18% 77% 3% 2% 189
New York 21% 77% 1% 1% 1,396
North Carolina 29% 69% 1% 1% 551
North Dakota 27% 73% < 1% < 1% 183
Ohio 23% 76% < 1% < 1% 660
Oklahoma 22% 77% < 1% 1% 180
Oregon 22% 77% 1% 1% 278
Pennsylvania 27% 73% 1% < 1% 858
Rhode Island 24% 71% 3% 2% 224
South Carolina 26% 70% 3% 1% 251
South Dakota 32% 66% 2% < 1% 181
Tennessee 24% 75% 1% < 1% 262
Texas 27% 72% 1% 1% 1,366
Utah 21% 78% 1% < 1% 169
Vermont 23% 74% 1% 2% 238
Virginia 23% 74% 1% 1% 538
Washington 22% 76% 1% 1% 497
West Virginia 27% 69% 3% 2% 143
Wisconsin 22% 75% 1% 1% 383
Wyoming 29% 69% 1% 1% 164

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