Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 19% 70% 10% 245
Arizona 34% 61% 5% 172
Arkansas 20% 69% 11% 135
California 35% 58% 7% 822
Colorado 19% 73% 9% 106
Florida 30% 63% 7% 562
Georgia 24% 69% 7% 379
Illinois 31% 62% 7% 320
Indiana 25% 67% 7% 234
Kentucky 16% 75% 9% 183
Louisiana 26% 66% 7% 186
Maryland 31% 62% 7% 154
Michigan 25% 67% 8% 278
Minnesota 17% 76% 6% 126
Mississippi 17% 77% 7% 169
Missouri 19% 76% 4% 186
New Jersey 31% 58% 11% 171
New York 34% 55% 11% 400
North Carolina 23% 67% 9% 352
Ohio 29% 63% 8% 336
Oklahoma 18% 75% 7% 152
Pennsylvania 26% 64% 10% 368
South Carolina 21% 72% 6% 230
Tennessee 13% 80% 7% 297
Texas 22% 69% 9% 935
Virginia 23% 73% 4% 262
Washington 22% 69% 9% 145
West Virginia 22% 69% 9% 134
Wisconsin 28% 70% 2% 158

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