Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by importance of religion

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who say religion is…

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Alabama 59% 22% 10% 9% 1% 197
Alaska 26% 34% 16% 23% 1% 192
Arizona 39% 28% 16% 17% < 1% 411
Arkansas 54% 23% 14% 10% < 1% 137
California 36% 29% 16% 18% 1% 2,580
Colorado 34% 32% 15% 18% 1% 337
Connecticut 38% 27% 19% 16% < 1% 291
Delaware 33% 35% 14% 15% 2% 209
District of Columbia 35% 26% 20% 19% < 1% 231
Florida 41% 29% 14% 16% < 1% 1,283
Georgia 46% 28% 13% 12% 1% 522
Hawaii 37% 30% 18% 14% < 1% 214
Idaho 34% 30% 19% 17% < 1% 185
Illinois 38% 31% 17% 14% < 1% 850
Indiana 37% 32% 16% 14% < 1% 359
Iowa 44% 28% 14% 14% < 1% 184
Kansas 37% 36% 17% 10% < 1% 170
Kentucky 45% 31% 12% 11% < 1% 186
Louisiana 58% 25% 6% 10% < 1% 247
Maine 22% 35% 16% 26% 1% 218
Maryland 39% 27% 17% 17% 1% 435
Massachusetts 27% 31% 19% 22% 1% 574
Michigan 35% 32% 15% 16% 1% 595
Minnesota 32% 32% 17% 18% < 1% 362
Mississippi 56% 24% 12% 7% 1% 121
Missouri 41% 34% 14% 10% < 1% 371
Montana 26% 33% 19% 21% 1% 186
Nebraska 41% 29% 17% 12% 1% 188
Nevada 34% 33% 12% 19% 2% 207
New Hampshire 23% 31% 26% 19% < 1% 218
New Jersey 42% 32% 15% 11% < 1% 627
New Mexico 45% 26% 9% 20% < 1% 189
New York 36% 31% 14% 18% 1% 1,396
North Carolina 48% 28% 13% 11% < 1% 551
North Dakota 40% 31% 17% 12% < 1% 183
Ohio 41% 30% 13% 15% 1% 660
Oklahoma 51% 33% 5% 11% < 1% 180
Oregon 31% 30% 17% 22% 1% 278
Pennsylvania 36% 31% 16% 17% < 1% 858
Rhode Island 42% 28% 12% 19% < 1% 224
South Carolina 55% 23% 14% 8% < 1% 251
South Dakota 49% 30% 11% 11% < 1% 181
Tennessee 45% 31% 10% 12% 1% 262
Texas 48% 31% 9% 12% < 1% 1,366
Utah 39% 19% 20% 17% 4% 169
Vermont 22% 27% 22% 28% 1% 238
Virginia 44% 28% 14% 13% < 1% 538
Washington 29% 28% 21% 21% 1% 497
West Virginia 47% 35% 7% 9% 3% 143
Wisconsin 33% 34% 15% 17% < 1% 383
Wyoming 34% 36% 18% 13% < 1% 164

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