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

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say…

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 50% 47% 2% 1% 270
Arizona 53% 41% 2% 4% 176
Arkansas 51% 49% < 1% < 1% 149
California 44% 52% 2% 3% 865
Colorado 66% 33% 1% 1% 124
Florida 45% 53% 1% 1% 580
Georgia 53% 45% 2% 1% 377
Idaho 75% 24% 1% < 1% 112
Illinois 43% 55% < 1% 1% 386
Indiana 52% 48% < 1% < 1% 234
Iowa 48% 51% 1% < 1% 122
Kansas 54% 46% < 1% < 1% 112
Kentucky 55% 41% 2% 1% 206
Louisiana 52% 47% 1% < 1% 175
Maryland 47% 51% < 1% 1% 164
Michigan 53% 45% < 1% 1% 307
Minnesota 55% 44% < 1% 1% 178
Mississippi 52% 46% 1% 1% 168
Missouri 49% 51% < 1% < 1% 231
Montana 65% 31% 3% 1% 107
Nebraska 52% 46% < 1% 1% 107
New Jersey 44% 54% 1% 1% 194
New York 37% 60% 1% 2% 419
North Carolina 47% 50% 1% 2% 364
North Dakota 55% 43% < 1% 3% 132
Ohio 48% 49% 2% 1% 375
Oklahoma 50% 45% 3% 2% 178
Oregon 66% 34% 1% < 1% 109
Pennsylvania 53% 46% 1% 1% 401
South Carolina 54% 45% 1% < 1% 206
South Dakota 50% 49% < 1% 1% 104
Tennessee 54% 41% 3% 1% 350
Texas 46% 50% 2% 2% 962
Utah 68% 28% 5% < 1% 126
Virginia 59% 39% 1% 1% 288
Washington 61% 37% 2% 1% 182
West Virginia 58% 40% 2% 1% 142
Wisconsin 45% 54% 1% < 1% 188
Wyoming 65% 33% 1% 1% 126

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