Views about human evolution 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 human evolution

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

State Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 12% 21% 1% 61% 6% 303
Alaska 21% 19% 2% 51% 6% 112
Arizona 13% 24% 3% 55% 5% 244
Arkansas 10% 22% 3% 62% 3% 173
California 19% 22% 2% 51% 6% 1,121
Colorado 15% 23% 3% 54% 5% 163
Florida 17% 26% 2% 50% 5% 778
Georgia 13% 25% 2% 56% 4% 474
Idaho 4% 19% 2% 67% 9% 135
Illinois 18% 26% 1% 48% 6% 461
Indiana 10% 28% 4% 57% 2% 292
Iowa 13% 31% 3% 47% 6% 149
Kansas 14% 20% 1% 61% 4% 143
Kentucky 12% 20% 2% 62% 4% 239
Louisiana 14% 23% 2% 55% 6% 234
Maryland 17% 24% 4% 50% 5% 203
Massachusetts 23% 29% 4% 37% 6% 134
Michigan 14% 21% 3% 57% 5% 399
Minnesota 12% 18% 3% 61% 6% 200
Mississippi 10% 17% 3% 64% 6% 193
Missouri 11% 25% 5% 54% 4% 276
Montana 15% 20% 2% 59% 5% 123
Nebraska 14% 32% 5% 44% 5% 140
Nevada 18% 21% 3% 52% 6% 115
New Jersey 18% 25% 2% 49% 7% 290
New Mexico 15% 17% 7% 59% 2% 125
New York 17% 26% 5% 46% 6% 574
North Carolina 15% 26% 2% 52% 6% 465
North Dakota 18% 27% 3% 45% 7% 166
Ohio 12% 24% 3% 53% 7% 492
Oklahoma 12% 21% 1% 57% 8% 208
Oregon 16% 24% 1% 48% 10% 145
Pennsylvania 14% 20% 2% 59% 4% 515
South Carolina 9% 23% 3% 60% 5% 265
South Dakota 13% 24% 1% 55% 6% 137
Tennessee 8% 20% 2% 63% 8% 392
Texas 11% 24% 3% 56% 6% 1,202
Utah 10% 27% 2% 56% 6% 155
Virginia 9% 28% 2% 57% 5% 371
Washington 12% 23% 4% 57% 4% 211
West Virginia 8% 13% 4% 68% 6% 155
Wisconsin 11% 21% 3% 57% 8% 233
Wyoming 16% 20% 4% 56% 5% 142

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