Importance of religion in one's life among who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by importance of religion

% of who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who say religion is…

Religious tradition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 31% 39% 16% 11% 3% 231
Catholic 49% 38% 10% 3% < 1% 4,011
Evangelical Protestant 62% 32% 4% 1% < 1% 2,227
Hindu 24% 52% 18% 6% < 1% 126
Historically Black Protestant 77% 20% 2% 1% < 1% 740
Jewish 25% 41% 23% 11% < 1% 689
Mainline Protestant 44% 39% 13% 3% < 1% 3,464
Mormon 62% 27% 8% 4% < 1% 155
Muslim 42% 40% 13% 3% 1% 105
Orthodox Christian 33% 48% 17% 2% < 1% 105
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 8% 20% 28% 44% 1% 5,996

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