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

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State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 88% 9% < 1% 2% 162
Alaska 86% 7% 5% 2% 176
Arizona 89% 5% 4% 2% 359
Arkansas 89% 8% 2% < 1% 107
California 92% 5% 1% 1% 2,340
Colorado 93% 4% 3% < 1% 311
Connecticut 96% 2% 1% 2% 273
Delaware 94% 5% < 1% 1% 184
District of Columbia 95% 4% < 1% 1% 216
Florida 92% 5% 2% 1% 1,076
Georgia 91% 6% 1% 2% 423
Hawaii 94% 6% < 1% < 1% 185
Idaho 92% 5% 1% 2% 155
Illinois 93% 4% 2% 1% 753
Indiana 89% 7% 2% 2% 300
Iowa 89% 8% 3% 1% 155
Kansas 92% 6% 2% < 1% 142
Kentucky 89% 3% 4% 4% 156
Louisiana 88% 5% 3% 4% 192
Maine 95% 3% 2% 1% 204
Maryland 94% 3% 3% 1% 394
Massachusetts 96% 3% 1% < 1% 514
Michigan 94% 3% 2% 1% 506
Minnesota 94% 4% 2% < 1% 335
Missouri 93% 3% 2% 2% 321
Montana 95% 4% 1% < 1% 163
Nebraska 95% 4% 1% < 1% 155
Nevada 98% 1% < 1% 1% 170
New Hampshire 93% 4% 2% < 1% 202
New Jersey 94% 3% 2% < 1% 527
New Mexico 93% 4% 2% 2% 159
New York 93% 4% 1% 1% 1,239
North Carolina 91% 6% 3% 1% 461
North Dakota 91% 5% 3% 1% 154
Ohio 93% 4% 1% 2% 552
Oklahoma 92% 5% 2% 1% 151
Oregon 93% 3% 3% 1% 252
Pennsylvania 94% 4% 1% < 1% 719
Rhode Island 93% 4% 2% < 1% 192
South Carolina 92% 5% 2% < 1% 198
South Dakota 91% 7% 2% < 1% 147
Tennessee 90% 8% 1% 1% 221
Texas 91% 6% 2% 1% 1,132
Utah 89% 4% 4% 3% 147
Vermont 98% 1% < 1% < 1% 230
Virginia 95% 4% 1% < 1% 443
Washington 95% 3% 1% 1% 454
West Virginia 90% 6% 2% 1% 121
Wisconsin 96% 3% < 1% 1% 337
Wyoming 85% 10% 3% 2% 151

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