Views about same-sex marriage by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who …same-sex marriage

Religious tradition Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 84% 13% 3% 264
Catholic 57% 34% 9% 7,202
Evangelical Protestant 28% 64% 7% 8,593
Hindu 68% 23% 9% 199
Historically Black Protestant 40% 52% 9% 1,916
Jehovah's Witness 14% 76% 10% 245
Jewish 77% 18% 5% 847
Mainline Protestant 57% 35% 8% 6,083
Mormon 26% 68% 6% 664
Muslim 42% 52% 6% 237
Orthodox Christian 54% 41% 5% 186
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 78% 16% 6% 7,556

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