Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is very important by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say religion is very important by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say religion is very important who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 32% 61% 4% 4% 397
Alaska 40% 49% 7% 4% 124
Arizona 48% 38% 7% 7% 335
Arkansas 34% 55% 6% 5% 217
California 53% 38% 4% 4% 1,666
Colorado 49% 41% 4% 6% 230
Connecticut 68% 28% 2% 2% 156
Delaware 48% 45% 2% 5% 147
District of Columbia 51% 41% 3% 5% 140
Florida 49% 40% 6% 5% 1,058
Georgia 39% 51% 5% 5% 626
Hawaii 54% 40% 4% 2% 134
Idaho 39% 51% 7% 3% 168
Illinois 49% 42% 4% 5% 696
Indiana 38% 52% 6% 4% 381
Iowa 48% 45% 5% 1% 184
Kansas 42% 46% 8% 4% 165
Kentucky 32% 56% 6% 6% 289
Louisiana 43% 44% 6% 7% 328
Maine 45% 45% 5% 5% 108
Maryland 50% 39% 9% 2% 327
Massachusetts 66% 23% 4% 7% 251
Michigan 44% 46% 8% 3% 513
Minnesota 46% 49% 2% 3% 281
Mississippi 31% 62% 6% 1% 233
Missouri 42% 50% 3% 6% 356
Montana 37% 50% 7% 5% 139
Nebraska 46% 49% 3% 3% 179
Nevada 52% 43% 3% 2% 133
New Hampshire 50% 37% 7% 6% 107
New Jersey 59% 34% 2% 5% 434
New Mexico 45% 47% 4% 4% 169
New York 56% 34% 5% 5% 882
North Carolina 42% 47% 6% 5% 639
North Dakota 43% 49% 5% 2% 197
Ohio 44% 47% 4% 4% 673
Oklahoma 42% 51% 5% 2% 251
Oregon 45% 45% 7% 3% 174
Pennsylvania 44% 47% 6% 4% 739
Rhode Island 64% 23% 4% 9% 149
South Carolina 41% 53% 4% 2% 346
South Dakota 49% 43% 5% 3% 175
Tennessee 26% 67% 3% 4% 475
Texas 43% 49% 4% 4% 1,611
Utah 39% 53% 5% 2% 191
Virginia 45% 49% 4% 2% 503
Washington 45% 48% 4% 3% 312
West Virginia 33% 60% 3% 4% 197
Wisconsin 50% 46% 1% 3% 279
Wyoming 36% 53% 6% 5% 166

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