Views about homosexuality among Christians by state (2014) Switch to: State among Christians by views about homosexuality

% of Christians who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 443. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Alabama 37% 56% 4% 3% 443
Alaska 49% 41% 6% 3% 187
Arizona 56% 32% 6% 7% 448
Arkansas 39% 53% 5% 3% 247
California 59% 33% 4% 4% 2,289
Colorado 57% 34% 4% 5% 323
Connecticut 71% 23% 2% 4% 251
Delaware 61% 33% 1% 4% 209
District of Columbia 63% 31% 2% 4% 188
Florida 56% 34% 6% 4% 1,415
Georgia 48% 44% 4% 4% 781
Hawaii 55% 38% 4% 3% 185
Idaho 48% 43% 7% 1% 222
Illinois 57% 35% 4% 4% 977
Indiana 46% 46% 5% 3% 492
Iowa 50% 43% 4% 3% 261
Kansas 52% 37% 7% 4% 241
Kentucky 35% 52% 8% 5% 345
Louisiana 49% 40% 5% 6% 387
Maine 61% 30% 3% 5% 191
Maryland 57% 35% 6% 2% 433
Massachusetts 74% 18% 3% 4% 412
Michigan 53% 38% 7% 2% 717
Minnesota 59% 37% 3% 2% 433
Mississippi 34% 59% 5% 1% 269
Missouri 51% 42% 2% 5% 486
Montana 51% 39% 6% 4% 202
Nebraska 52% 42% 4% 2% 243
Nevada 61% 34% 3% 2% 207
New Hampshire 61% 30% 5% 5% 188
New Jersey 67% 26% 2% 5% 611
New Mexico 51% 40% 5% 3% 222
New York 64% 26% 4% 5% 1,222
North Carolina 46% 42% 6% 5% 796
North Dakota 51% 42% 5% 2% 276
Ohio 52% 39% 4% 5% 863
Oklahoma 46% 46% 5% 3% 312
Oregon 54% 37% 6% 3% 244
Pennsylvania 54% 38% 5% 3% 1,037
Rhode Island 68% 20% 3% 9% 239
South Carolina 45% 47% 5% 3% 394
South Dakota 52% 40% 4% 3% 242
Tennessee 33% 60% 3% 3% 552
Texas 51% 42% 4% 4% 1,979
Utah 45% 47% 4% 4% 234
Vermont 66% 27% 4% 4% 156
Virginia 53% 42% 4% 1% 644
Washington 57% 37% 4% 2% 444
West Virginia 39% 53% 4% 4% 245
Wisconsin 59% 36% 2% 3% 439
Wyoming 43% 48% 5% 4% 225

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