Party affiliation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 12,132. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 25% 18% 57% 12,132
2007 25% 17% 59% 9,963

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Party affiliation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by religious group

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who identify as…

Religious tradition Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 202. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 17% 16% 67% 202
Catholic 32% 16% 52% 2,068
Evangelical Protestant 38% 19% 43% 636
Hindu 14% 20% 66% 119
Historically Black Protestant 10% 9% 82% 177
Jewish 14% 6% 80% 513
Mainline Protestant 33% 15% 52% 1,841
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 22% 19% 59% 5,713

Learn More: Republican/lean Rep., No lean, Democrat/lean Dem.

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are ages…

Party affiliation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,989. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 24% 36% 25% 15% 2,989
No lean 34% 38% 20% 9% 1,738
Democrat/lean Dem. 30% 34% 23% 13% 7,225

Generational cohort among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Party affiliation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,989. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 16% 16% 28% 30% 10% 1% 2,989
No lean 20% 22% 30% 23% 5% < 1% 1,738
Democrat/lean Dem. 19% 19% 26% 28% 8% 1% 7,225

Gender composition among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Party affiliation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 65% 35% 3,024
No lean 60% 40% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 50% 50% 7,310

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who identify as…

Party affiliation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,978. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 80% 2% 5% 10% 3% 2,978
No lean 65% 5% 7% 19% 5% 1,736
Democrat/lean Dem. 71% 8% 5% 12% 4% 7,241

Immigrant status among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Party affiliation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,008. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 11% 11% 77% 3,008
No lean 19% 11% 70% 1,752
Democrat/lean Dem. 13% 14% 72% 7,248

Income distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who have a household income of…

Party affiliation Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,744. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 20% 20% 31% 29% 2,744
No lean 42% 18% 24% 16% 1,486
Democrat/lean Dem. 26% 19% 29% 26% 6,727

Educational distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who have completed…

Party affiliation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,016. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 36% 32% 20% 12% 3,016
No lean 44% 33% 15% 9% 1,776
Democrat/lean Dem. 24% 31% 25% 20% 7,290

Marital status among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Party affiliation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,015. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 50% 8% 11% 4% 26% 3,015
No lean 37% 12% 14% 4% 33% 1,778
Democrat/lean Dem. 43% 11% 11% 4% 32% 7,292

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Party affiliation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,016. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 26% 74% 3,016
No lean 30% 70% 1,793
Democrat/lean Dem. 24% 76% 7,290

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say they…

Party affiliation Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 32% 33% 12% < 1% 18% 4% 3,024
No lean 32% 27% 11% 1% 24% 5% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 24% 26% 13% < 1% 30% 5% 7,310

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say religion is…

Party affiliation Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 18% 34% 25% 22% 1% 3,024
No lean 18% 29% 22% 30% 1% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 15% 29% 24% 32% 1% 7,310

Attendance at religious services among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who attend religious services…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 10% 35% 55% < 1% 3,024
No lean 10% 28% 61% 1% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 8% 33% 58% < 1% 7,310

Frequency of prayer among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who pray…

Party affiliation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 26% 16% 9% 49% < 1% 3,024
No lean 26% 13% 8% 52% 1% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 23% 14% 8% 55% 1% 7,310

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who attend prayer group…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 5% 3% 5% 87% < 1% 3,024
No lean 6% 5% 5% 84% < 1% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 4% 4% 5% 87% < 1% 7,310

Frequency of meditation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 26% 9% 4% 60% 1% 3,024
No lean 32% 9% 5% 54% 2% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 30% 11% 6% 52% 1% 7,310

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 39% 17% 12% 32% 1% 3,024
No lean 44% 13% 11% 30% 2% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 43% 18% 12% 26% 1% 7,310

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 42% 17% 15% 25% 1% 3,024
No lean 48% 14% 12% 26% 1% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 50% 18% 14% 18% 1% 7,310

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Party affiliation Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 8% 15% 64% 12% 1% 3,024
No lean 7% 15% 60% 15% 3% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 5% 21% 54% 19% 2% 7,310

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say…

Party affiliation There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 30% 69% 1% < 1% 3,024
No lean 21% 76% 2% 1% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 16% 83% 1% 1% 7,310

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who read scripture…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 9% 6% 8% 77% < 1% 3,024
No lean 10% 7% 7% 76% 1% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 8% 6% 8% 77% < 1% 7,310

Belief in Heaven among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …in heaven

Party affiliation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 51% 41% 9% 3,024
No lean 41% 46% 12% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 36% 56% 8% 7,310

Belief in Hell among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …in hell

Party affiliation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 35% 58% 8% 3,024
No lean 28% 61% 10% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 22% 71% 7% 7,310

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Party affiliation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 43% 43% 12% 2% 3,024
No lean 16% 40% 25% 18% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 8% 33% 57% 2% 7,310

Views about size of government among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who would rather have…

Party affiliation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 80% 17% 1% 1% 3,024
No lean 56% 33% 5% 5% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 33% 59% 4% 4% 7,310

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say government aid to the poor…

Party affiliation Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 69% 27% 3% 1% 3,024
No lean 41% 50% 6% 3% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 19% 77% 3% 1% 7,310

Views about abortion among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say abortion should be…

Party affiliation Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 68% 29% 3% 3,024
No lean 68% 26% 6% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 86% 12% 2% 7,310

Views about homosexuality among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say homosexuality…

Party affiliation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 77% 17% 3% 2% 3,024
No lean 79% 13% 5% 4% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 92% 6% 1% 1% 7,310

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who …same-sex marriage

Party affiliation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 67% 26% 7% 3,024
No lean 74% 16% 10% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 90% 8% 3% 7,310

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say…

Party affiliation Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 51% 45% 2% 2% 3,024
No lean 31% 61% 4% 4% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 14% 84% 1% 1% 7,310

Views about human evolution among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by political party

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say humans…

Party affiliation Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,024. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Republican/lean Rep. 57% 23% 4% 15% 2% 3,024
No lean 56% 18% 7% 15% 4% 1,798
Democrat/lean Dem. 71% 14% 4% 9% 1% 7,310