Views about homosexuality among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 26% 66% 3% 4% 245
Arizona 43% 46% 5% 6% 172
Arkansas 27% 63% 5% 5% 135
California 44% 47% 5% 5% 822
Colorado 28% 62% 2% 8% 106
Florida 42% 49% 4% 5% 562
Georgia 34% 59% 3% 4% 379
Illinois 38% 57% 3% 2% 320
Indiana 34% 58% 4% 3% 234
Kentucky 21% 69% 4% 6% 183
Louisiana 38% 50% 6% 6% 186
Maryland 45% 49% 3% 3% 154
Michigan 34% 55% 10% 2% 278
Minnesota 23% 73% 2% 2% 126
Mississippi 29% 65% 5% < 1% 169
Missouri 33% 62% 1% 4% 186
New Jersey 52% 45% 1% 3% 171
New York 48% 43% 4% 4% 400
North Carolina 34% 54% 7% 6% 352
Ohio 37% 53% 5% 6% 336
Oklahoma 33% 60% 3% 4% 152
Pennsylvania 32% 59% 4% 5% 368
South Carolina 33% 60% 4% 3% 230
Tennessee 20% 74% 3% 4% 297
Texas 36% 57% 4% 4% 935
Virginia 36% 60% 3% 1% 262
Washington 37% 59% 2% 2% 145
West Virginia 30% 64% 4% 2% 134
Wisconsin 34% 63% 1% 2% 158

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