Views about same-sex marriage among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,916. 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 40% 52% 9% 1,916

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are ages…

Views about same-sex marriage 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 730. 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% 35% 23% 10% 730
Oppose/strongly oppose 12% 38% 31% 19% 973
Don't know 15% 29% 40% 16% 170

Generational cohort among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 730. 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% 18% 29% 26% 6% 1% 730
Oppose/strongly oppose 8% 11% 32% 36% 13% 1% 973
Don't know 8% 12% 24% 47% 9% < 1% 170

Gender composition among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 740. 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% 63% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 43% 57% 994
Don't know 47% 53% 182

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 740. 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 1% 94% < 1% 4% 1% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 3% 94% < 1% 3% 1% 992
Don't know < 1% 97% < 1% 3% < 1% 181

Immigrant status among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 726. 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 5% 5% 89% 726
Oppose/strongly oppose 8% 2% 90% 972
Don't know 4% 3% 93% 177

Income distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 674. 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 47% 23% 21% 9% 674
Oppose/strongly oppose 58% 21% 14% 7% 881
Don't know 50% 21% 20% 9% 149

Educational distribution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who have completed…

Views about same-sex marriage High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 740. 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% 32% 11% 7% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 53% 34% 8% 5% 989
Don't know 56% 31% 7% 6% 176

Marital status among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 737. 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 28% 6% 17% 5% 44% 737
Oppose/strongly oppose 33% 5% 21% 10% 31% 991
Don't know 31% 5% 15% 15% 34% 179

Parent of children under 18 among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 738. 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% 70% 738
Oppose/strongly oppose 30% 70% 989
Don't know 28% 72% 181

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 740. 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% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 93% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 994
Don't know 86% 10% 1% 3% < 1% 1% 182

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 740. 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% 20% 2% 1% < 1% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 93% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 994
Don't know 81% 15% 1% 1% 2% 182

Attendance at religious services among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 740. 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% 45% 13% < 1% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 63% 28% 8% < 1% 994
Don't know 45% 41% 9% 4% 182

Frequency of prayer among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who pray…

Views about same-sex marriage At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 740. 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% 14% 5% 4% < 1% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 83% 11% 2% 3% 1% 994
Don't know 80% 5% 6% 7% 2% 182

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 740. 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% 14% 10% 44% < 1% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 56% 14% 9% 21% 1% 994
Don't know 35% 15% 9% 37% 4% 182

Frequency of meditation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 740. 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% 9% 4% 41% 1% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 63% 7% 4% 24% 2% 994
Don't know 61% 10% < 1% 24% 5% 182

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 740. 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 70% 13% 9% 7% 1% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 76% 10% 6% 7% 1% 994
Don't know 66% 14% 7% 10% 4% 182

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 740. 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% 11% 31% 1% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 43% 16% 11% 28% 2% 994
Don't know 47% 9% 8% 29% 6% 182

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 740. 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% 8% 50% 6% 2% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 57% 5% 33% 3% 2% 994
Don't know 45% 3% 45% < 1% 7% 182

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 740. 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% 75% 1% < 1% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 33% 64% 1% 1% 994
Don't know 31% 66% 2% 1% 182

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 740. 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 47% 16% 12% 25% 1% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 71% 12% 4% 12% 1% 994
Don't know 59% 12% 7% 19% 2% 182

Interpreting scripture among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 740. 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 46% 31% 2% 15% 7% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 70% 19% 2% 4% 5% 994
Don't know 55% 17% 9% 8% 11% 182

Belief in Heaven among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who …in heaven

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 740. 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% 6% 3% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 95% 2% 3% 994
Don't know 90% 3% 6% 182

Belief in Hell among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who …in hell

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 740. 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 75% 18% 7% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 88% 7% 5% 994
Don't know 76% 12% 12% 182

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 740. 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 8% 7% 85% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 12% 10% 77% 994
Don't know 8% 18% 74% 182

Political ideology among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 740. 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 29% 37% 28% 5% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 42% 31% 21% 6% 994
Don't know 31% 27% 24% 17% 182

Views about size of government among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 740. 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% 72% 2% 3% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 24% 70% 2% 4% 994
Don't know 22% 64% 6% 8% 182

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 740. 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% 69% 4% 2% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 28% 66% 4% 2% 994
Don't know 26% 56% 12% 5% 182

Views about abortion among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 740. 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 67% 31% 2% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 42% 52% 6% 994
Don't know 43% 35% 22% 182

Views about homosexuality among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition who say homosexuality…

Views about same-sex marriage Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 740. 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 86% 9% 4% 2% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 27% 67% 4% 2% 994
Don't know 37% 19% 23% 21% 182

Views about environmental regulation among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 740. 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% 63% 1% 2% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 37% 55% 2% 5% 994
Don't know 36% 51% 2% 10% 182

Views about human evolution among members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition by views about same-sex marriage

% of members of the Historically Black Protestant Tradition 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 = 740. 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% 37% 2% 37% 3% 740
Oppose/strongly oppose 13% 26% 3% 52% 6% 994
Don't know 10% 30% 10% 38% 12% 182