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

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Alabama 59% 20% 11% 9% 1% 162
Alaska 28% 34% 16% 21% 1% 176
Arizona 35% 28% 18% 18% < 1% 359
Arkansas 55% 23% 11% 11% < 1% 107
California 33% 29% 17% 20% 1% 2,340
Colorado 31% 32% 17% 19% < 1% 311
Connecticut 35% 28% 21% 16% < 1% 273
Delaware 28% 38% 16% 16% 2% 184
District of Columbia 31% 24% 22% 22% < 1% 216
Florida 37% 29% 16% 17% < 1% 1,076
Georgia 41% 30% 14% 14% < 1% 423
Hawaii 36% 30% 21% 13% < 1% 185
Idaho 28% 29% 22% 21% < 1% 155
Illinois 37% 31% 18% 14% < 1% 753
Indiana 33% 31% 18% 18% < 1% 300
Iowa 40% 27% 17% 15% < 1% 155
Kansas 32% 38% 19% 11% < 1% 142
Kentucky 44% 31% 12% 13% < 1% 156
Louisiana 51% 29% 6% 13% < 1% 192
Maine 21% 35% 17% 27% 1% 204
Maryland 38% 25% 18% 18% 1% 394
Massachusetts 24% 31% 20% 24% 1% 514
Michigan 33% 33% 16% 16% 2% 506
Minnesota 31% 34% 16% 18% < 1% 335
Missouri 39% 33% 16% 12% < 1% 321
Montana 24% 33% 20% 21% 2% 163
Nebraska 41% 28% 16% 14% 1% 155
Nevada 28% 35% 12% 23% 2% 170
New Hampshire 26% 26% 27% 20% < 1% 202
New Jersey 35% 35% 17% 13% 1% 527
New Mexico 41% 26% 10% 23% < 1% 159
New York 32% 31% 16% 20% 1% 1,239
North Carolina 44% 29% 13% 13% < 1% 461
North Dakota 34% 36% 17% 14% < 1% 154
Ohio 38% 32% 13% 16% < 1% 552
Oklahoma 46% 34% 6% 13% < 1% 151
Oregon 28% 30% 15% 27% 1% 252
Pennsylvania 32% 33% 17% 18% < 1% 719
Rhode Island 37% 27% 13% 23% < 1% 192
South Carolina 47% 25% 16% 11% < 1% 198
South Dakota 47% 29% 13% 11% < 1% 147
Tennessee 46% 30% 12% 12% 1% 221
Texas 42% 32% 11% 14% 1% 1,132
Utah 41% 20% 19% 16% 3% 147
Vermont 21% 27% 23% 29% 1% 230
Virginia 38% 30% 17% 15% < 1% 443
Washington 25% 27% 24% 23% 1% 454
West Virginia 41% 40% 9% 9% 1% 121
Wisconsin 31% 32% 16% 20% 1% 337
Wyoming 33% 33% 20% 14% < 1% 151

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