Views about homosexuality among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by state (2014) Switch to: State among who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage by views about homosexuality

% of who oppose or strongly oppose gay marriage who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 14% 81% 3% 2% 303
Alaska 22% 75% 1% 1% 112
Arizona 26% 64% 5% 6% 244
Arkansas 17% 79% 2% 2% 173
California 28% 63% 4% 5% 1,121
Colorado 24% 67% 4% 5% 163
Florida 31% 63% 4% 3% 778
Georgia 22% 70% 5% 3% 474
Idaho 19% 74% 5% 2% 135
Illinois 21% 73% 2% 3% 461
Indiana 18% 73% 6% 3% 292
Iowa 21% 74% 4% 1% 149
Kansas 22% 65% 9% 4% 143
Kentucky 14% 77% 7% 2% 239
Louisiana 26% 65% 6% 4% 234
Maryland 21% 71% 6% 2% 203
Massachusetts 40% 50% 3% 6% 134
Michigan 21% 70% 7% 2% 399
Minnesota 16% 81% 3% < 1% 200
Mississippi 16% 78% 5% < 1% 193
Missouri 24% 71% 1% 4% 276
Montana 21% 73% 3% 3% 123
Nebraska 21% 72% 3% 3% 140
Nevada 32% 63% 3% 2% 115
New Jersey 37% 57% 3% 3% 290
New Mexico 24% 70% 5% 1% 125
New York 30% 62% 6% 2% 574
North Carolina 21% 71% 5% 3% 465
North Dakota 23% 68% 7% 3% 166
Ohio 22% 68% 5% 4% 492
Oklahoma 17% 77% 4% 2% 208
Oregon 23% 68% 7% 3% 145
Pennsylvania 23% 71% 4% 2% 515
South Carolina 23% 72% 3% 2% 265
South Dakota 24% 68% 4% 5% 137
Tennessee 11% 85% 2% 2% 392
Texas 23% 70% 4% 3% 1,202
Utah 24% 69% 3% 3% 155
Virginia 23% 72% 4% 1% 371
Washington 21% 73% 3% 3% 211
West Virginia 12% 84% 2% 2% 155
Wisconsin 21% 74% 2% 3% 233
Wyoming 12% 78% 5% 4% 142

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