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% of who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 53% 39% 3% 5% 180
Alaska 71% 24% 4% 1% 146
Arizona 72% 19% 4% 4% 286
Arkansas 66% 28% 3% 3% 114
California 77% 17% 4% 3% 1,596
Colorado 79% 13% 5% 3% 209
Connecticut 82% 13% 1% 4% 197
Delaware 75% 23% 2% < 1% 141
District of Columbia 73% 24% 2% 1% 118
Florida 72% 22% 4% 3% 933
Georgia 67% 25% 3% 5% 360
Hawaii 64% 27% 4% 4% 158
Idaho 68% 22% 6% 4% 150
Illinois 70% 23% 3% 3% 596
Indiana 65% 28% 3% 4% 282
Iowa 65% 30% 2% 3% 148
Kansas 67% 22% 8% 3% 139
Kentucky 51% 34% 9% 7% 175
Louisiana 64% 24% 8% 5% 172
Maine 77% 21% 1% 1% 167
Maryland 74% 21% 3% 1% 282
Massachusetts 83% 11% 2% 4% 366
Michigan 75% 19% 5% 2% 447
Minnesota 72% 25% 3% < 1% 261
Missouri 72% 22% 2% 4% 267
Montana 74% 21% 2% 4% 138
Nebraska 69% 27% 2% 3% 134
Nevada 74% 20% 3% 3% 162
New Hampshire 78% 18% 2% 2% 168
New Jersey 81% 13% 2% 3% 421
New Mexico 78% 18% 2% 3% 115
New York 78% 16% 3% 3% 935
North Carolina 68% 22% 5% 5% 391
North Dakota 58% 33% 7% 2% 160
Ohio 70% 22% 3% 4% 527
Oklahoma 62% 29% 5% 4% 163
Oregon 78% 14% 5% 4% 185
Pennsylvania 71% 22% 4% 3% 590
Rhode Island 80% 14% 3% 3% 156
South Carolina 64% 28% 5% 4% 177
South Dakota 65% 30% 3% 2% 140
Tennessee 54% 39% 4% 4% 231
Texas 70% 23% 4% 3% 953
Utah 80% 14% 5% 1% 119
Vermont 87% 8% 3% 2% 162
Virginia 72% 24% 3% 1% 350
Washington 79% 17% 3% 2% 308
West Virginia 58% 33% 2% 6% 125
Wisconsin 72% 24% 2% 2% 267
Wyoming 60% 32% 5% 3% 125

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