Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by views about government aid to the poor

% of adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged who say government aid to the poor…

State Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 64% 32% 3% 1% 270
Arizona 60% 36% 3% 1% 176
Arkansas 59% 37% 1% 2% 149
California 50% 44% 3% 3% 865
Colorado 62% 36% 2% < 1% 124
Florida 58% 36% 3% 2% 580
Georgia 54% 41% 3% 1% 377
Idaho 61% 29% 9% 1% 112
Illinois 54% 42% 3% 1% 386
Indiana 71% 24% 3% 1% 234
Iowa 60% 37% 3% < 1% 122
Kansas 58% 35% 7% < 1% 112
Kentucky 62% 28% 7% 3% 206
Louisiana 55% 40% 4% 1% 175
Maryland 52% 44% 3% 1% 164
Michigan 57% 38% 2% 2% 307
Minnesota 59% 35% 3% 3% 178
Mississippi 56% 40% 2% 3% 168
Missouri 63% 31% 3% 3% 231
Montana 75% 22% < 1% 3% 107
Nebraska 71% 27% 1% 1% 107
New Jersey 45% 46% 2% 7% 194
New York 48% 45% 5% 3% 419
North Carolina 54% 40% 3% 2% 364
North Dakota 71% 23% 1% 4% 132
Ohio 57% 36% 4% 2% 375
Oklahoma 61% 33% 1% 5% 178
Oregon 57% 37% 3% 2% 109
Pennsylvania 64% 30% 4% 1% 401
South Carolina 52% 38% 7% 2% 206
South Dakota 64% 31% 4% 1% 104
Tennessee 56% 39% 3% 2% 350
Texas 53% 40% 4% 3% 962
Utah 72% 25% 1% 1% 126
Virginia 63% 34% 2% 1% 288
Washington 56% 41% 2% 1% 182
West Virginia 57% 40% 2% 1% 142
Wisconsin 66% 30% 3% 1% 188
Wyoming 80% 16% 3% 1% 126

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