Views about size of government among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by views about size of government

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Alabama 46% 46% 5% 3% 197
Alaska 41% 53% 3% 3% 192
Arizona 51% 44% 2% 3% 411
Arkansas 49% 48% 2% 1% 137
California 42% 52% 4% 3% 2,580
Colorado 45% 46% 5% 3% 337
Connecticut 48% 46% 3% 3% 291
Delaware 50% 45% 2% 3% 209
District of Columbia 21% 75% 4% 1% 231
Florida 42% 51% 3% 3% 1,283
Georgia 46% 47% 3% 3% 522
Hawaii 46% 47% 4% 3% 214
Idaho 52% 40% 5% 4% 185
Illinois 47% 46% 4% 4% 850
Indiana 50% 44% 3% 4% 359
Iowa 46% 46% 3% 5% 184
Kansas 57% 36% 3% 4% 170
Kentucky 42% 52% 4% 3% 186
Louisiana 51% 43% 3% 3% 247
Maine 53% 40% 1% 5% 218
Maryland 44% 50% 1% 5% 435
Massachusetts 46% 48% 3% 3% 574
Michigan 48% 44% 3% 5% 595
Minnesota 53% 40% 3% 4% 362
Mississippi 48% 48% 2% 2% 121
Missouri 50% 43% 2% 5% 371
Montana 55% 37% 3% 5% 186
Nebraska 58% 37% 3% 2% 188
Nevada 53% 42% 3% 2% 207
New Hampshire 58% 38% 2% 3% 218
New Jersey 42% 51% 4% 4% 627
New Mexico 35% 61% 2% 1% 189
New York 39% 56% 3% 2% 1,396
North Carolina 42% 51% 4% 3% 551
North Dakota 62% 34% 2% 2% 183
Ohio 50% 42% 3% 5% 660
Oklahoma 52% 45% 2% 2% 180
Oregon 46% 46% 2% 5% 278
Pennsylvania 51% 43% 2% 4% 858
Rhode Island 47% 45% 6% 2% 224
South Carolina 46% 47% 2% 4% 251
South Dakota 56% 39% 2% 3% 181
Tennessee 49% 46% 1% 4% 262
Texas 41% 52% 3% 3% 1,366
Utah 55% 39% 3% 3% 169
Vermont 39% 51% 4% 5% 238
Virginia 47% 48% 3% 2% 538
Washington 45% 48% 4% 3% 497
West Virginia 52% 34% 6% 8% 143
Wisconsin 54% 41% 2% 2% 383
Wyoming 64% 26% 1% 9% 164

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