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

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say homosexuality…

State Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 34% 61% 3% 2% 314
Alaska 46% 42% 8% 4% 183
Arizona 55% 33% 5% 8% 410
Arkansas 41% 55% 4% < 1% 172
California 65% 27% 5% 3% 1,784
Colorado 58% 33% 5% 3% 278
Connecticut 71% 24% 1% 4% 196
Delaware 71% 25% 3% < 1% 146
Florida 57% 34% 5% 3% 1,035
Georgia 50% 43% 3% 4% 528
Hawaii 59% 32% 4% 5% 160
Idaho 47% 41% 8% 4% 209
Illinois 59% 33% 4% 4% 721
Indiana 47% 43% 4% 5% 383
Iowa 46% 44% 6% 3% 201
Kansas 51% 37% 9% 3% 204
Kentucky 34% 54% 9% 2% 245
Louisiana 51% 37% 6% 6% 262
Maine 61% 33% 1% 5% 180
Maryland 61% 33% 5% 2% 298
Massachusetts 81% 13% 2% 3% 325
Michigan 53% 40% 5% 2% 545
Minnesota 59% 36% 3% 2% 331
Mississippi 36% 61% 2% 1% 178
Missouri 47% 45% 3% 5% 402
Montana 52% 40% 5% 4% 215
Nebraska 52% 42% 3% 3% 202
Nevada 64% 30% 3% 3% 194
New Hampshire 64% 26% 5% 5% 180
New Jersey 68% 25% 4% 4% 437
New Mexico 47% 44% 4% 5% 153
New York 67% 26% 5% 3% 882
North Carolina 44% 47% 6% 3% 559
North Dakota 53% 40% 6% 1% 233
Ohio 51% 41% 4% 4% 682
Oklahoma 46% 49% 3% 2% 240
Oregon 56% 35% 7% 3% 228
Pennsylvania 57% 35% 5% 3% 793
Rhode Island 71% 21% 4% 5% 155
South Carolina 44% 48% 6% 2% 271
South Dakota 48% 44% 5% 4% 212
Tennessee 35% 60% 3% 2% 407
Texas 49% 43% 5% 3% 1,330
Utah 48% 45% 5% 2% 222
Vermont 69% 25% 5% 1% 143
Virginia 51% 43% 4% 2% 516
Washington 57% 36% 3% 3% 386
West Virginia 40% 54% 3% 3% 188
Wisconsin 59% 38% 1% 2% 369
Wyoming 47% 46% 3% 4% 230

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