Views about homosexuality among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by views about homosexuality

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 50% 41% 4% 6% 166
Alaska 82% 15% 3% 1% 108
Arizona 75% 18% 5% 2% 209
Arkansas 53% 38% 5% 5% 124
California 72% 22% 2% 3% 1,638
Colorado 77% 15% 2% 6% 185
Connecticut 81% 16% 1% 2% 151
Delaware 69% 28% 1% 2% 126
District of Columbia 74% 20% 2% 3% 210
Florida 72% 22% 3% 3% 830
Georgia 60% 33% 3% 3% 370
Hawaii 71% 25% 2% 2% 123
Illinois 69% 25% 3% 2% 514
Indiana 66% 30% 1% 3% 228
Iowa 71% 27% 1% 1% 110
Kentucky 60% 32% 3% 5% 157
Louisiana 55% 36% 6% 3% 176
Maryland 73% 23% 4% 1% 301
Massachusetts 85% 12% 2% 1% 314
Michigan 74% 19% 4% 3% 354
Minnesota 74% 25% 1% < 1% 196
Mississippi 49% 44% 7% < 1% 115
Missouri 75% 22% 1% 1% 201
Nevada 76% 21% 2% 1% 104
New Hampshire 85% 12% 3% < 1% 103
New Jersey 74% 21% 2% 3% 382
New Mexico 74% 23% 2% 1% 134
New York 74% 20% 3% 3% 946
North Carolina 66% 25% 5% 4% 381
Ohio 75% 19% 4% 3% 363
Oklahoma 68% 25% 4% 3% 121
Oregon 79% 14% 5% 2% 158
Pennsylvania 73% 23% 2% 2% 472
Rhode Island 79% 12% 2% 7% 124
South Carolina 62% 33% 2% 3% 184
Tennessee 52% 43% 1% 3% 206
Texas 64% 30% 2% 3% 1,016
Vermont 89% 9% < 1% 2% 134
Virginia 75% 23% 1% 1% 309
Washington 84% 14% 1% 1% 274
Wisconsin 78% 19% < 1% 3% 201

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