Views about same-sex marriage among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by state (2014) Switch to: State among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

State Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
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Alabama 44% 47% 9% 180
Alaska 61% 32% 7% 146
Arizona 67% 27% 6% 286
Arkansas 45% 43% 13% 114
California 70% 24% 7% 1,596
Colorado 74% 19% 7% 209
Connecticut 77% 20% 3% 197
Delaware 68% 28% 3% 141
District of Columbia 71% 22% 7% 118
Florida 62% 29% 8% 933
Georgia 57% 33% 10% 360
Hawaii 56% 32% 12% 158
Idaho 62% 26% 12% 150
Illinois 64% 28% 8% 596
Indiana 57% 35% 8% 282
Iowa 58% 31% 11% 148
Kansas 56% 36% 8% 139
Kentucky 42% 45% 12% 175
Louisiana 55% 37% 9% 172
Maine 72% 24% 4% 167
Maryland 68% 24% 8% 282
Massachusetts 75% 18% 7% 366
Michigan 64% 28% 8% 447
Minnesota 65% 30% 5% 261
Missouri 60% 31% 9% 267
Montana 60% 30% 10% 138
Nebraska 60% 34% 5% 134
Nevada 59% 33% 8% 162
New Hampshire 73% 23% 4% 168
New Jersey 73% 21% 6% 421
New Mexico 62% 32% 6% 115
New York 71% 22% 7% 935
North Carolina 58% 32% 10% 391
North Dakota 50% 42% 8% 160
Ohio 60% 32% 8% 527
Oklahoma 57% 34% 9% 163
Oregon 68% 24% 8% 185
Pennsylvania 62% 28% 9% 590
Rhode Island 69% 26% 6% 156
South Carolina 55% 38% 7% 177
South Dakota 52% 42% 6% 140
Tennessee 46% 44% 10% 231
Texas 58% 32% 11% 953
Utah 69% 26% 5% 119
Vermont 83% 13% 4% 162
Virginia 61% 31% 8% 350
Washington 71% 20% 9% 308
West Virginia 48% 39% 13% 125
Wisconsin 62% 30% 8% 267
Wyoming 56% 35% 9% 125

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