Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Religious tradition Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 6% 31% 42% 16% 5% 235
Catholic 24% 11% 52% 11% 2% 4,929
Evangelical Protestant 40% 9% 44% 5% 2% 2,912
Hindu 3% 23% 51% 22% 1% 126
Historically Black Protestant 36% 6% 50% 6% 2% 944
Jewish 10% 18% 52% 16% 4% 726
Mainline Protestant 22% 13% 55% 8% 2% 4,042
Mormon 49% 6% 35% 9% 2% 225
Muslim 27% 11% 35% 22% 4% 111
Orthodox Christian 19% 21% 48% 10% 3% 116
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 4% 19% 57% 18% 2% 6,338

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