Views about government aid to the poor 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 views about government aid to the poor

% of who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who say government aid to the poor…

Religious tradition Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 18% 75% 5% 1% 231
Catholic 39% 56% 3% 1% 4,011
Evangelical Protestant 43% 52% 3% 1% 2,227
Hindu 30% 64% 6% 1% 126
Historically Black Protestant 25% 69% 4% 2% 740
Jewish 22% 73% 3% 1% 689
Mainline Protestant 38% 57% 3% 2% 3,464
Mormon 51% 48% 2% < 1% 155
Muslim 26% 69% 3% 2% 105
Orthodox Christian 46% 50% 4% < 1% 105
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 32% 64% 3% 1% 5,996

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