Views about same-sex marriage among members of the Southern Baptist Convention

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,845. 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 22% 71% 7% 1,845

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are ages…

Views about same-sex marriage 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 371. 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 24% 29% 32% 15% 371
Oppose/strongly oppose 9% 28% 33% 30% 1,325
Don't know 14% 20% 33% 33% 119

Generational cohort among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 371. 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% 16% 24% 37% 10% < 1% 371
Oppose/strongly oppose 5% 7% 25% 40% 21% 2% 1,325
Don't know 9% 8% 17% 38% 26% 1% 119

Gender composition among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 375. 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 48% 52% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 50% 50% 1,350
Don't know 47% 53% 120

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 374. 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% 11% < 1% 5% 6% 374
Oppose/strongly oppose 88% 5% < 1% 3% 4% 1,336
Don't know 80% 9% < 1% 5% 6% 119

Immigrant status among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 371. 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 4% 2% 94% 371
Oppose/strongly oppose 2% 2% 96% 1,339
Don't know 2% 3% 95% 118

Income distribution among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention 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 = 341. 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 37% 23% 26% 15% 341
Oppose/strongly oppose 28% 22% 33% 16% 1,170
Don't know 53% 20% 17% 10% 102

Educational distribution among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who have completed…

Views about same-sex marriage High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 375. 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 43% 40% 11% 6% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 47% 34% 14% 6% 1,338
Don't know 53% 35% 7% 4% 120

Marital status among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 375. 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 48% 6% 16% 5% 25% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 65% 2% 12% 12% 9% 1,348
Don't know 47% 6% 18% 13% 16% 120

Parent of children under 18 among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 375. 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 31% 69% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 25% 75% 1,344
Don't know 17% 83% 120

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention 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 = 375. 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% 19% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 93% 5% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 1,350
Don't know 84% 12% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 120

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention 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 = 375. 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 62% 34% 3% < 1% < 1% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 88% 11% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,350
Don't know 69% 26% 1% 2% 2% 120

Attendance at religious services among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention 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 = 375. 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 37% 44% 18% 1% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 64% 25% 10% < 1% 1,350
Don't know 39% 33% 23% 4% 120

Frequency of prayer among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who pray…

Views about same-sex marriage At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 375. 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 69% 14% 6% 10% < 1% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 85% 10% 2% 3% 1% 1,350
Don't know 70% 23% < 1% 2% 6% 120

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention 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 = 375. 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 24% 13% 14% 49% 1% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 12% 10% 27% < 1% 1,350
Don't know 30% 13% 11% 45% 1% 120

Frequency of meditation among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention 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 = 375. 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 38% 7% 2% 52% 1% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 50% 5% 2% 41% 2% 1,350
Don't know 46% 9% 2% 36% 7% 120

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention 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 = 375. 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 65% 18% 7% 10% < 1% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 81% 8% 4% 6% 1% 1,350
Don't know 74% 13% 7% 5% < 1% 120

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention 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 = 375. 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% 16% 14% 27% < 1% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 44% 15% 11% 28% 2% 1,350
Don't know 37% 10% 14% 34% 5% 120

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention 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 = 375. 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 37% 8% 51% 4% 1% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 68% 3% 25% 2% 2% 1,350
Don't know 46% 5% 46% 2% 2% 120

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention 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 = 375. 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 32% 66% 1% < 1% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 58% 39% 2% 1% 1,350
Don't know 32% 66% 2% < 1% 120

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention 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 = 375. 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 45% 15% 9% 30% 1% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 70% 10% 6% 13% 1% 1,350
Don't know 47% 19% 8% 23% 2% 120

Interpreting scripture among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention 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 = 375. 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 35% 37% 3% 19% 6% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 70% 20% 4% 4% 2% 1,350
Don't know 55% 22% 4% 12% 7% 120

Belief in Heaven among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who …in heaven

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 375. 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 91% 5% 4% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 88% 5% 7% 1,350
Don't know 85% 1% 14% 120

Belief in Hell among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who …in hell

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 375. 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 84% 13% 4% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 88% 6% 6% 1,350
Don't know 73% 12% 15% 120

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 375. 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% 17% 43% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 73% 7% 20% 1,350
Don't know 47% 20% 33% 120

Political ideology among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 375. 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% 38% 22% 7% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 74% 18% 5% 3% 1,350
Don't know 53% 25% 14% 7% 120

Views about size of government among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention 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 = 375. 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 48% 45% 2% 5% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 77% 20% 2% 2% 1,350
Don't know 55% 25% 7% 12% 120

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention 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 = 375. 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 48% 48% 2% 2% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 68% 28% 3% 2% 1,350
Don't know 50% 43% 5% 2% 120

Views about abortion among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention 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 = 375. 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% 41% 4% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 22% 75% 3% 1,350
Don't know 40% 48% 12% 120

Views about homosexuality among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention who say homosexuality…

Views about same-sex marriage Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 375. 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 81% 13% 4% 2% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 14% 82% 3% 2% 1,350
Don't know 38% 23% 21% 17% 120

Views about environmental regulation among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention 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 = 375. 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% 2% 1% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 55% 40% 3% 3% 1,350
Don't know 38% 48% 6% 7% 120

Views about human evolution among members of the Southern Baptist Convention by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Southern Baptist Convention 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 = 375. 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% 38% 2% 37% 1% 375
Oppose/strongly oppose 9% 18% 2% 67% 5% 1,350
Don't know 15% 32% 9% 35% 9% 120