Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by state (2014) Switch to: State among who strongly favor or favor gay marriage 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 33% 66% 1% < 1% 162
Alaska 20% 75% 2% 3% 176
Arizona 29% 67% 2% 2% 359
Arkansas 23% 74% 3% 1% 107
California 23% 75% 1% 1% 2,340
Colorado 23% 74% 2% 2% 311
Connecticut 26% 73% 1% < 1% 273
Delaware 20% 79% 1% < 1% 184
District of Columbia 15% 84% < 1% 1% 216
Florida 24% 75% 1% < 1% 1,076
Georgia 25% 75% < 1% < 1% 423
Hawaii 21% 78% < 1% 1% 185
Idaho 21% 78% 1% < 1% 155
Illinois 23% 75% 1% 1% 753
Indiana 19% 79% 1% < 1% 300
Iowa 17% 82% 1% < 1% 155
Kansas 24% 76% < 1% < 1% 142
Kentucky 17% 80% 3% < 1% 156
Louisiana 25% 72% 2% 2% 192
Maine 18% 79% 1% 1% 204
Maryland 21% 77% 1% 1% 394
Massachusetts 21% 77% 1% 1% 514
Michigan 25% 73% 2% < 1% 506
Minnesota 18% 81% 1% 1% 335
Missouri 26% 72% 2% < 1% 321
Montana 28% 71% 1% < 1% 163
Nebraska 30% 70% < 1% < 1% 155
Nevada 21% 76% 1% 2% 170
New Hampshire 21% 78% 2% < 1% 202
New Jersey 21% 78% 1% 1% 527
New Mexico 19% 78% 2% 1% 159
New York 20% 78% 2% < 1% 1,239
North Carolina 26% 73% 1% < 1% 461
North Dakota 21% 79% < 1% < 1% 154
Ohio 20% 79% < 1% < 1% 552
Oklahoma 20% 79% < 1% 1% 151
Oregon 22% 77% 1% 1% 252
Pennsylvania 24% 75% 1% < 1% 719
Rhode Island 24% 70% 4% 2% 192
South Carolina 22% 75% 3% < 1% 198
South Dakota 28% 69% 2% 1% 147
Tennessee 24% 75% 1% < 1% 221
Texas 24% 74% 1% 1% 1,132
Utah 20% 79% 1% < 1% 147
Vermont 23% 75% 1% 2% 230
Virginia 23% 75% 1% 1% 443
Washington 20% 79% 1% 1% 454
West Virginia 28% 69% 3% < 1% 121
Wisconsin 19% 79% 1% 1% 337
Wyoming 29% 70% 1% < 1% 151

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