Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 44% 51% 5% 147
Arizona 48% 41% 11% 183
California 56% 38% 6% 855
Colorado 62% 33% 6% 127
Florida 51% 40% 9% 524
Georgia 45% 49% 6% 266
Idaho 44% 44% 12% 106
Illinois 56% 34% 10% 400
Indiana 46% 47% 7% 186
Iowa 49% 42% 8% 119
Kansas 54% 41% 6% 105
Kentucky 43% 46% 12% 104
Louisiana 43% 48% 9% 129
Maryland 56% 35% 9% 177
Massachusetts 62% 30% 8% 154
Michigan 51% 41% 7% 283
Minnesota 58% 40% 3% 161
Missouri 50% 41% 9% 181
Nebraska 45% 45% 10% 106
New Jersey 58% 34% 8% 266
New York 56% 37% 7% 507
North Carolina 47% 46% 7% 262
North Dakota 44% 48% 7% 122
Ohio 51% 44% 5% 366
Oklahoma 53% 44% 4% 100
Oregon 53% 43% 5% 108
Pennsylvania 50% 42% 8% 401
South Carolina 43% 50% 7% 127
South Dakota 45% 47% 8% 114
Tennessee 45% 48% 8% 160
Texas 50% 43% 7% 704
Utah 36% 61% 3% 126
Virginia 54% 38% 8% 231
Washington 55% 36% 9% 186
Wisconsin 56% 38% 6% 180

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