Importance of religion in one's life among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by state (2014) Switch to: State among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by importance of religion

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

State Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 88% 9% 2% 1% < 1% 303
Alaska 63% 15% 10% 11% 1% 112
Arizona 76% 16% 6% 2% < 1% 244
Arkansas 79% 14% 3% 2% 2% 173
California 71% 20% 6% 2% 1% 1,121
Colorado 79% 16% 3% 2% < 1% 163
Florida 73% 18% 5% 4% < 1% 778
Georgia 85% 11% 2% 1% 1% 474
Idaho 76% 18% 1% 4% < 1% 135
Illinois 72% 20% 4% 3% < 1% 461
Indiana 74% 18% 5% 3% < 1% 292
Iowa 72% 20% 5% 2% < 1% 149
Kansas 74% 16% 9% 1% < 1% 143
Kentucky 80% 12% 4% 4% < 1% 239
Louisiana 88% 11% 1% < 1% < 1% 234
Maryland 70% 24% 4% 2% < 1% 203
Massachusetts 53% 30% 6% 10% 1% 134
Michigan 72% 19% 5% 4% 1% 399
Minnesota 69% 18% 6% 5% 2% 200
Mississippi 88% 9% 2% < 1% 1% 193
Missouri 75% 19% 3% 2% 1% 276
Montana 74% 10% 8% 8% < 1% 123
Nebraska 71% 18% 9% 1% 1% 140
Nevada 65% 22% 8% 5% < 1% 115
New Jersey 73% 18% 3% 5% 1% 290
New Mexico 78% 14% 3% 4% 2% 125
New York 68% 20% 5% 6% < 1% 574
North Carolina 79% 14% 4% 2% 1% 465
North Dakota 74% 9% 12% 4% < 1% 166
Ohio 76% 17% 5% 3% < 1% 492
Oklahoma 81% 11% 3% 4% 1% 208
Oregon 70% 17% 8% 4% 1% 145
Pennsylvania 77% 15% 4% 4% 1% 515
South Carolina 86% 8% 3% 2% 1% 265
South Dakota 69% 17% 5% 9% 1% 137
Tennessee 87% 10% 2% 1% < 1% 392
Texas 82% 13% 2% 2% < 1% 1,202
Utah 78% 9% 7% 5% 1% 155
Virginia 86% 11% 1% 1% 1% 371
Washington 78% 14% 4% 4% < 1% 211
West Virginia 79% 11% 6% 2% 2% 155
Wisconsin 66% 27% 5% 2% < 1% 233
Wyoming 72% 20% 5% 3% < 1% 142

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