Views about homosexuality among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of who say religion 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 30% 64% 3% 3% 264
Arizona 38% 46% 6% 9% 219
Arkansas 23% 66% 7% 4% 147
California 44% 47% 5% 4% 1,027
Colorado 37% 51% 5% 7% 150
Florida 42% 48% 5% 6% 632
Georgia 36% 56% 5% 3% 426
Idaho 29% 59% 9% 2% 120
Illinois 41% 49% 5% 5% 403
Indiana 33% 57% 6% 5% 242
Iowa 37% 55% 7% 1% 119
Kansas 34% 54% 7% 4% 115
Kentucky 22% 68% 8% 3% 190
Louisiana 36% 53% 6% 6% 201
Maryland 40% 50% 8% 3% 211
Massachusetts 60% 32% 6% 2% 111
Michigan 35% 55% 7% 2% 332
Minnesota 31% 63% 4% 2% 164
Mississippi 21% 71% 6% 1% 161
Missouri 32% 62% 3% 4% 240
Nebraska 38% 55% 3% 3% 113
New Jersey 47% 45% 2% 5% 249
New Mexico 29% 61% 5% 5% 107
New York 43% 46% 6% 5% 496
North Carolina 33% 56% 6% 5% 428
North Dakota 45% 49% 5% 1% 113
Ohio 37% 54% 5% 5% 389
Oklahoma 26% 68% 4% 2% 159
Oregon 37% 51% 8% 4% 111
Pennsylvania 40% 52% 5% 3% 474
South Carolina 36% 58% 5% 2% 230
South Dakota 40% 49% 8% 3% 109
Tennessee 23% 72% 2% 2% 326
Texas 35% 57% 4% 5% 1,052
Utah 29% 64% 3% 5% 141
Virginia 37% 56% 4% 2% 318
Washington 36% 58% 4% 2% 204
West Virginia 29% 62% 6% 2% 143
Wisconsin 42% 54% 1% 2% 197
Wyoming 25% 64% 7% 3% 118

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