Party affiliation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,212. 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 23% 18% 59% 3,212
2007 25% 21% 54% 1,845

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Party affiliation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious group

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Religious tradition Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 28% 18% 54% 626
Evangelical Protestant 44% 14% 43% 255
Jewish 14% 3% 83% 124
Mainline Protestant 35% 13% 52% 424
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 17% 19% 63% 1,392

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are ages…

Party affiliation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 742. 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. 28% 37% 23% 13% 742
No lean 35% 39% 16% 10% 452
Democrat/lean Dem. 28% 37% 21% 14% 1,962

Generational cohort among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Party affiliation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 742. 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% 14% 30% 26% 9% 1% 742
No lean 22% 21% 31% 20% 6% < 1% 452
Democrat/lean Dem. 17% 18% 30% 25% 9% 1% 1,962

Gender composition among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Party affiliation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 752. 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. 62% 38% 752
No lean 63% 37% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 52% 48% 1,989

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Party affiliation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 745. 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. 70% 3% 5% 19% 3% 745
No lean 48% 6% 11% 30% 5% 459
Democrat/lean Dem. 61% 9% 7% 20% 4% 1,965

Immigrant status among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Party affiliation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 746. 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. 23% 10% 67% 746
No lean 35% 11% 53% 456
Democrat/lean Dem. 24% 15% 62% 1,961

Income distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 677. 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% 22% 28% 25% 677
No lean 49% 16% 21% 14% 386
Democrat/lean Dem. 30% 18% 25% 27% 1,799

Educational distribution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who have completed…

Party affiliation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 745. 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% 27% 23% 13% 745
No lean 50% 24% 15% 10% 461
Democrat/lean Dem. 29% 26% 24% 22% 1,982

Marital status among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Party affiliation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 747. 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. 46% 10% 11% 3% 29% 747
No lean 37% 10% 14% 3% 36% 464
Democrat/lean Dem. 45% 9% 10% 4% 33% 1,978

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Party affiliation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 748. 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% 68% 748
No lean 28% 72% 469
Democrat/lean Dem. 28% 72% 1,982

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 752. 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. 40% 30% 8% 1% 18% 4% 752
No lean 39% 26% 5% < 1% 26% 4% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 28% 25% 12% 1% 32% 3% 1,989

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say religion is…

Party affiliation Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 752. 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% 33% 18% 19% < 1% 752
No lean 26% 29% 15% 28% 1% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 25% 25% 18% 32% < 1% 1,989

Attendance at religious services among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 752. 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. 21% 38% 41% < 1% 752
No lean 15% 31% 53% 1% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 14% 34% 51% 1% 1,989

Frequency of prayer among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who pray…

Party affiliation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 752. 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. 31% 21% 7% 40% < 1% 752
No lean 29% 14% 8% 48% 1% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 27% 14% 7% 51% < 1% 1,989

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 752. 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. 13% 8% 9% 71% < 1% 752
No lean 10% 5% 7% 77% 1% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 9% 7% 7% 78% < 1% 1,989

Frequency of meditation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 752. 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. 31% 10% 4% 55% 1% 752
No lean 31% 9% 5% 51% 3% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 29% 10% 6% 54% 1% 1,989

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 752. 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% 16% 24% 1% 752
No lean 46% 12% 11% 28% 3% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 43% 17% 12% 26% 1% 1,989

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 752. 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. 44% 17% 17% 22% < 1% 752
No lean 48% 13% 12% 26% 1% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 48% 17% 14% 20% 1% 1,989

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 752. 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. 27% 71% 2% 1% 752
No lean 22% 75% 1% 2% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 19% 80% 1% 1% 1,989

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 752. 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. 17% 11% 9% 64% < 1% 752
No lean 15% 6% 8% 69% 2% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 11% 8% 10% 71% 1% 1,989

Interpreting scripture among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say the holy scripture is…

Party affiliation Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 752. 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. 19% 24% 1% 50% 6% 752
No lean 17% 17% 1% 55% 10% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 14% 14% 1% 67% 5% 1,989

Belief in Heaven among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in heaven

Party affiliation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 752. 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. 62% 32% 7% 752
No lean 50% 41% 9% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 44% 50% 6% 1,989

Belief in Hell among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in hell

Party affiliation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 752. 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. 48% 45% 7% 752
No lean 42% 51% 7% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 30% 64% 6% 1,989

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Party affiliation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 752. 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. 47% 37% 14% 2% 752
No lean 21% 36% 28% 15% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 12% 33% 53% 2% 1,989

Views about size of government among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have…

Party affiliation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 752. 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% 30% 1% 1% 752
No lean 41% 51% 3% 5% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 28% 67% 3% 3% 1,989

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 752. 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. 64% 31% 3% 2% 752
No lean 38% 55% 4% 3% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 21% 76% 2% 1% 1,989

Views about abortion among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say abortion should be…

Party affiliation Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 752. 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% 39% 3% 752
No lean 59% 34% 7% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 79% 18% 2% 1,989

Views about homosexuality among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say homosexuality…

Party affiliation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 752. 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% 25% 3% 3% 752
No lean 77% 16% 4% 3% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 88% 10% 1% 1% 1,989

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

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

Party affiliation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 752. 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. 59% 34% 6% 752
No lean 70% 19% 11% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 82% 15% 3% 1,989

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 752. 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. 48% 49% 2% 2% 752
No lean 33% 60% 3% 4% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 16% 81% 1% 2% 1,989

Views about human evolution among adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by political party

% of adults who say science is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 752. 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% 22% 4% 21% 2% 752
No lean 54% 16% 5% 21% 3% 471
Democrat/lean Dem. 69% 14% 2% 13% 1% 1,989