Views about homosexuality among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 51% 41% 5% 4% 214
Alaska 74% 21% 3% 3% 150
Arizona 72% 22% 3% 3% 287
Arkansas 55% 37% 4% 4% 138
California 76% 19% 3% 3% 2,042
Colorado 76% 17% 2% 5% 250
Connecticut 82% 13% 2% 3% 210
Delaware 74% 24% 1% 2% 160
District of Columbia 75% 22% 1% 2% 227
Florida 72% 21% 3% 3% 952
Georgia 60% 33% 3% 4% 449
Hawaii 73% 20% 2% 4% 171
Idaho 74% 21% 3% 3% 148
Illinois 72% 23% 2% 2% 687
Indiana 70% 24% 2% 4% 269
Iowa 69% 26% 3% 2% 156
Kansas 68% 26% 4% 2% 136
Kentucky 59% 30% 5% 6% 183
Louisiana 59% 33% 5% 2% 197
Maine 81% 17% 1% 2% 160
Maryland 72% 22% 5% 1% 357
Massachusetts 86% 11% 2% 2% 419
Michigan 70% 23% 5% 2% 494
Minnesota 75% 22% 2% 1% 303
Mississippi 48% 50% 1% 1% 132
Missouri 71% 24% 2% 4% 300
Montana 82% 16% 2% < 1% 130
Nebraska 78% 22% < 1% < 1% 146
Nevada 74% 22% 2% 2% 155
New Hampshire 86% 11% 1% 1% 175
New Jersey 76% 18% 2% 4% 470
New Mexico 69% 27% 2% 2% 161
New York 75% 18% 3% 3% 1,083
North Carolina 62% 29% 5% 3% 509
North Dakota 73% 21% 5% 1% 137
Ohio 68% 25% 4% 4% 543
Oklahoma 62% 29% 5% 3% 174
Oregon 73% 17% 6% 3% 242
Pennsylvania 75% 20% 3% 2% 631
Rhode Island 78% 11% 2% 9% 173
South Carolina 65% 32% 1% 3% 234
South Dakota 68% 24% 7% 2% 129
Tennessee 51% 44% 2% 2% 282
Texas 63% 31% 3% 3% 1,137
Utah 75% 19% 1% 5% 141
Vermont 91% 5% 2% 1% 189
Virginia 71% 27% 2% 1% 412
Washington 78% 20% 2% 1% 400
West Virginia 53% 40% 4% 3% 145
Wisconsin 76% 20% 2% 3% 275

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