Belief in God 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 God

% of who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who say they…

State Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
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Alabama 90% 7% 1% 1% < 1% 2% 303
Alaska 74% 19% 2% < 1% 5% < 1% 112
Arizona 85% 9% 3% 1% 2% < 1% 244
Arkansas 89% 10% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 173
California 74% 17% 5% 1% 2% 1% 1,121
Colorado 78% 17% 3% 1% 1% 1% 163
Florida 82% 13% 2% 1% 2% 1% 778
Georgia 89% 8% 2% < 1% 1% < 1% 474
Idaho 86% 11% < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 135
Illinois 83% 12% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 461
Indiana 80% 14% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 292
Iowa 84% 11% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 149
Kansas 81% 14% < 1% < 1% 1% 3% 143
Kentucky 89% 4% 2% < 1% 3% 2% 239
Louisiana 90% 8% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 234
Maryland 84% 12% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 203
Massachusetts 63% 18% 6% 2% 9% 2% 134
Michigan 85% 9% 3% < 1% 2% < 1% 399
Minnesota 80% 12% 4% < 1% 2% 1% 200
Mississippi 90% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 193
Missouri 86% 10% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 276
Montana 86% 10% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 123
Nebraska 80% 12% 3% < 1% 4% < 1% 140
Nevada 80% 14% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 115
New Jersey 76% 17% 2% 1% 3% 2% 290
New Mexico 84% 12% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 125
New York 74% 16% 4% 1% 3% 2% 574
North Carolina 89% 8% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 465
North Dakota 79% 16% 1% < 1% 2% 2% 166
Ohio 83% 12% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 492
Oklahoma 88% 9% < 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 208
Oregon 75% 16% 5% < 1% 3% 1% 145
Pennsylvania 83% 12% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 515
South Carolina 87% 9% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 265
South Dakota 80% 14% 3% < 1% 3% < 1% 137
Tennessee 91% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 392
Texas 83% 13% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1,202
Utah 82% 9% 1% 2% 2% 4% 155
Virginia 90% 6% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 371
Washington 82% 14% < 1% < 1% 3% < 1% 211
West Virginia 91% 7% 1% < 1% 2% < 1% 155
Wisconsin 80% 15% 2% < 1% 2% 1% 233
Wyoming 79% 10% 5% < 1% 2% 4% 142

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