Frequency of reading scripture among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by state (2014) Switch to: State among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by frequency of reading scripture

% of who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who read scripture…

State At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 63% 14% 7% 15% 2% 303
Alaska 55% 9% 2% 33% < 1% 112
Arizona 59% 8% 6% 27% < 1% 244
Arkansas 57% 15% 8% 19% 1% 173
California 53% 11% 8% 28% 1% 1,121
Colorado 58% 6% 5% 31% < 1% 163
Florida 57% 11% 6% 26% 1% 778
Georgia 67% 10% 4% 19% < 1% 474
Idaho 61% 7% 11% 20% < 1% 135
Illinois 50% 10% 9% 30% 1% 461
Indiana 57% 9% 8% 26% 1% 292
Iowa 46% 6% 10% 36% 1% 149
Kansas 50% 10% 9% 31% < 1% 143
Kentucky 60% 7% 9% 22% 2% 239
Louisiana 61% 13% 7% 19% < 1% 234
Maryland 56% 11% 7% 25% 1% 203
Massachusetts 27% 16% 13% 42% 1% 134
Michigan 56% 9% 6% 29% 1% 399
Minnesota 51% 10% 10% 29% < 1% 200
Mississippi 74% 10% 3% 12% 1% 193
Missouri 58% 11% 6% 25% < 1% 276
Montana 58% 6% 5% 30% < 1% 123
Nebraska 47% 13% 8% 31% < 1% 140
Nevada 47% 11% 12% 30% < 1% 115
New Jersey 52% 7% 7% 33% 1% 290
New Mexico 62% 15% 3% 21% < 1% 125
New York 46% 8% 9% 36% 2% 574
North Carolina 60% 14% 6% 19% 1% 465
North Dakota 35% 20% 9% 35% < 1% 166
Ohio 54% 11% 8% 27% < 1% 492
Oklahoma 64% 13% 6% 17% < 1% 208
Oregon 57% 7% 3% 32% 1% 145
Pennsylvania 52% 9% 10% 28% 1% 515
South Carolina 65% 10% 7% 16% 1% 265
South Dakota 40% 11% 13% 35% 1% 137
Tennessee 74% 8% 5% 11% 2% 392
Texas 61% 11% 6% 21% 1% 1,202
Utah 74% 5% 5% 14% 2% 155
Virginia 67% 7% 5% 20% 1% 371
Washington 59% 15% 6% 19% < 1% 211
West Virginia 64% 12% 4% 20% < 1% 155
Wisconsin 39% 11% 7% 42% 1% 233
Wyoming 54% 11% 7% 27% 1% 142

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