Views about same-sex marriage among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 641. 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 65% 29% 6% 641

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are ages…

Views about same-sex marriage 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 392. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 14% 35% 29% 22% 392
Oppose/strongly oppose 6% 15% 30% 49% 191

Generational cohort among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 392. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 12% 5% 31% 35% 15% 1% 392
Oppose/strongly oppose 4% 3% 15% 40% 30% 8% 191

Gender composition among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 40% 60% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 53% 47% 196

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 398. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 95% 1% 1% 1% 2% 398
Oppose/strongly oppose 97% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 196

Immigrant status among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 397. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 3% 7% 89% 397
Oppose/strongly oppose 2% 7% 92% 196

Income distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who have a household income of…

Views about same-sex marriage Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 349. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 16% 20% 35% 29% 349
Oppose/strongly oppose 26% 27% 27% 20% 166

Educational distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who have completed…

Views about same-sex marriage High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 397. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 21% 34% 25% 19% 397
Oppose/strongly oppose 48% 31% 13% 8% 195

Marital status among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 398. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 61% 5% 8% 6% 19% 398
Oppose/strongly oppose 66% 2% 10% 14% 8% 196

Parent of children under 18 among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 27% 73% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 18% 82% 196

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say they…

Views about same-sex marriage 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 = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 59% 35% 3% < 1% 1% 2% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 79% 18% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 196

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say religion is…

Views about same-sex marriage Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 50% 39% 9% 2% < 1% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 75% 20% 5% < 1% < 1% 196

Attendance at religious services among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who attend religious services…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 30% 55% 15% < 1% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 46% 41% 12% < 1% 196

Frequency of prayer among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who pray…

Views about same-sex marriage At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 50% 28% 9% 13% 1% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 65% 28% 2% 4% < 1% 196

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who attend prayer group…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 12% 7% 12% 68% < 1% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 23% 15% 12% 50% 1% 196

Frequency of meditation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who meditate…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 26% 11% 4% 58% 1% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 43% 11% 5% 40% 1% 196

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 56% 20% 12% 11% < 1% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 58% 23% 8% 9% 1% 196

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 42% 23% 13% 21% 1% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 42% 17% 9% 30% 1% 196

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about same-sex marriage Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 25% 10% 56% 6% 2% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 44% 2% 48% 5% 2% 196

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say…

Views about same-sex marriage 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 = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 22% 75% 2% 1% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 43% 56% 1% < 1% 196

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who read scripture…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 19% 13% 16% 51% < 1% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 38% 20% 15% 28% < 1% 196

Interpreting scripture among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is…

Views about same-sex marriage 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 = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 9% 45% 1% 38% 7% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 45% 36% 4% 10% 5% 196

Belief in Heaven among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who …in heaven

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 82% 10% 8% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 91% 4% 5% 196

Belief in Hell among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who …in hell

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 55% 36% 8% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 69% 16% 15% 196

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 34% 7% 59% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 59% 15% 25% 196

Political ideology among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 23% 44% 31% 2% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 53% 33% 12% 2% 196

Views about size of government among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who would rather have…

Views about same-sex marriage Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 53% 40% 5% 2% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 83% 14% 2% 1% 196

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say government aid to the poor…

Views about same-sex marriage Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 40% 56% 3% 1% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 59% 35% 4% 2% 196

Views about abortion among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say abortion should be…

Views about same-sex marriage Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 77% 22% 1% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 41% 57% 2% 196

Views about homosexuality among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say homosexuality…

Views about same-sex marriage Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 94% 3% 3% < 1% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 28% 69% 2% 1% 196

Views about environmental regulation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say…

Views about same-sex marriage 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 = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 25% 73% 1% 1% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 53% 45% 1% 1% 196

Views about human evolution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say humans…

Views about same-sex marriage 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 = 400. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 30% 43% 4% 21% 2% 400
Oppose/strongly oppose 7% 34% 3% 51% 4% 196