Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by state (2014) Switch to: State among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage 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 49% 49% 1% 1% 303
Alaska 60% 38% 1% 1% 112
Arizona 54% 41% 1% 4% 244
Arkansas 53% 46% 1% < 1% 173
California 41% 55% 2% 2% 1,121
Colorado 66% 31% 1% 2% 163
Florida 44% 54% 2% 1% 778
Georgia 52% 45% 2% 1% 474
Idaho 67% 32% 1% < 1% 135
Illinois 41% 57% 1% 1% 461
Indiana 49% 49% < 1% 1% 292
Iowa 52% 47% 1% < 1% 149
Kansas 54% 46% < 1% < 1% 143
Kentucky 52% 44% 2% 1% 239
Louisiana 48% 49% 1% 2% 234
Maryland 44% 53% < 1% 2% 203
Massachusetts 40% 57% 3% < 1% 134
Michigan 49% 49% < 1% 2% 399
Minnesota 55% 45% < 1% < 1% 200
Mississippi 50% 49% < 1% 1% 193
Missouri 47% 52% < 1% < 1% 276
Montana 66% 33% < 1% 1% 123
Nebraska 52% 46% < 1% 2% 140
Nevada 42% 57% < 1% < 1% 115
New Jersey 40% 58% 1% 1% 290
New Mexico 51% 44% 3% 2% 125
New York 36% 61% 1% 2% 574
North Carolina 49% 49% 1% 1% 465
North Dakota 54% 44% < 1% 2% 166
Ohio 47% 51% 2% 1% 492
Oklahoma 44% 52% 3% 1% 208
Oregon 57% 42% 1% < 1% 145
Pennsylvania 51% 47% 1% 1% 515
South Carolina 51% 46% 2% 2% 265
South Dakota 51% 49% < 1% < 1% 137
Tennessee 51% 44% 3% 1% 392
Texas 44% 53% 2% 2% 1,202
Utah 58% 38% 4% < 1% 155
Virginia 53% 44% 1% 1% 371
Washington 58% 39% 2% 1% 211
West Virginia 55% 42% 2% 1% 155
Wisconsin 46% 52% 2% < 1% 233
Wyoming 63% 35% 1% 1% 142

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