Parent of children under 18 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 parental status

% of who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who are…

Religious tradition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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Buddhist 19% 81% 231
Catholic 31% 69% 3,997
Evangelical Protestant 34% 66% 2,224
Hindu 28% 72% 126
Historically Black Protestant 30% 70% 738
Jewish 24% 76% 688
Mainline Protestant 28% 72% 3,452
Mormon 43% 57% 155
Muslim 32% 68% 105
Orthodox Christian 30% 70% 105
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 26% 74% 5,979

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