Views about size of government among who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among who strongly favor or favor gay marriage by views about size of government

% of who strongly favor or favor gay marriage who would rather have…

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Buddhist 38% 52% 4% 6% 231
Catholic 42% 53% 3% 3% 4,011
Evangelical Protestant 50% 44% 3% 3% 2,227
Hindu 40% 56% 4% < 1% 126
Historically Black Protestant 23% 72% 2% 3% 740
Jewish 35% 59% 3% 3% 689
Mainline Protestant 51% 42% 4% 4% 3,464
Mormon 54% 41% 3% 2% 155
Muslim 26% 71% 2% < 1% 105
Orthodox Christian 59% 39% 2% < 1% 105
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 44% 48% 3% 4% 5,996

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