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

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 34% 63% 2% 2% 262
Alaska 51% 41% 7% 2% 135
Arizona 56% 32% 6% 6% 325
Arkansas 36% 57% 5% 2% 155
California 60% 32% 5% 4% 1,423
Colorado 57% 33% 6% 4% 227
Connecticut 69% 28% 1% 3% 147
Delaware 62% 33% 1% 5% 121
Florida 56% 36% 4% 3% 953
Georgia 49% 44% 4% 3% 460
Hawaii 51% 45% 3% 1% 123
Idaho 47% 41% 9% 3% 150
Illinois 55% 37% 4% 4% 566
Indiana 45% 47% 5% 3% 343
Iowa 45% 48% 4% 3% 158
Kansas 48% 40% 8% 4% 154
Kentucky 34% 56% 7% 2% 216
Louisiana 49% 41% 4% 6% 235
Maine 60% 35% 1% 5% 125
Maryland 58% 35% 6% 1% 254
Massachusetts 80% 15% 3% 2% 248
Michigan 54% 39% 5% 2% 425
Minnesota 53% 44% 3% 1% 231
Mississippi 35% 60% 5% 1% 157
Missouri 44% 47% 3% 5% 312
Montana 50% 42% 4% 5% 171
Nebraska 47% 45% 4% 4% 156
Nevada 63% 33% 2% 2% 143
New Hampshire 52% 36% 6% 6% 108
New Jersey 69% 26% 2% 3% 362
New Mexico 46% 43% 6% 5% 131
New York 65% 28% 4% 3% 748
North Carolina 46% 45% 6% 4% 451
North Dakota 47% 46% 6% 1% 179
Ohio 53% 39% 3% 4% 526
Oklahoma 45% 51% 1% 3% 190
Oregon 57% 38% 3% 2% 158
Pennsylvania 52% 40% 5% 3% 640
Rhode Island 68% 25% 4% 3% 116
South Carolina 40% 51% 6% 3% 227
South Dakota 52% 43% 2% 3% 164
Tennessee 32% 63% 2% 3% 339
Texas 51% 41% 5% 3% 1,231
Utah 44% 48% 7% 2% 164
Virginia 51% 44% 4% 1% 412
Washington 56% 38% 3% 3% 276
West Virginia 37% 57% 2% 3% 144
Wisconsin 58% 40% 1% 1% 299
Wyoming 44% 51% 3% 2% 195

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