Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is very important by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

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State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 25% 66% 9% 397
Alaska 40% 54% 6% 124
Arizona 39% 53% 8% 335
Arkansas 27% 60% 13% 217
California 44% 49% 8% 1,666
Colorado 41% 53% 6% 230
Connecticut 59% 39% 3% 156
Delaware 35% 57% 7% 147
District of Columbia 40% 43% 17% 140
Florida 37% 53% 10% 1,058
Georgia 29% 64% 8% 626
Hawaii 44% 46% 10% 134
Idaho 27% 58% 14% 168
Illinois 42% 48% 10% 696
Indiana 28% 63% 9% 381
Iowa 38% 56% 6% 184
Kansas 33% 63% 5% 165
Kentucky 27% 66% 7% 289
Louisiana 30% 62% 8% 328
Maine 40% 53% 7% 108
Maryland 45% 46% 9% 327
Massachusetts 52% 31% 17% 251
Michigan 36% 57% 7% 513
Minnesota 40% 55% 5% 281
Mississippi 21% 72% 7% 233
Missouri 33% 61% 6% 356
Montana 30% 58% 12% 139
Nebraska 39% 58% 3% 179
Nevada 35% 58% 7% 133
New Hampshire 54% 40% 7% 107
New Jersey 41% 47% 12% 434
New Mexico 33% 57% 10% 169
New York 45% 46% 9% 882
North Carolina 32% 58% 10% 639
North Dakota 31% 64% 5% 197
Ohio 34% 58% 8% 673
Oklahoma 32% 62% 6% 251
Oregon 36% 55% 9% 174
Pennsylvania 34% 56% 10% 739
Rhode Island 51% 38% 11% 149
South Carolina 27% 67% 6% 346
South Dakota 40% 55% 6% 175
Tennessee 22% 71% 7% 475
Texas 31% 60% 9% 1,611
Utah 36% 60% 4% 191
Virginia 32% 62% 6% 503
Washington 35% 55% 10% 312
West Virginia 25% 63% 12% 197
Wisconsin 41% 55% 4% 279
Wyoming 33% 60% 7% 166

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