Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated

% of the Unaffiliated who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,556. 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 83% 12% 3% 3% 7,556
2007 71% 20% 5% 5% 5,048

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,250. 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.
Should be accepted 38% 36% 18% 8% 6,250
Should be discouraged 19% 41% 26% 14% 830
Neither/both equally 22% 43% 21% 15% 195
Don't know 20% 39% 32% 10% 162

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,250. 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.
Should be accepted 24% 22% 27% 21% 5% < 1% 6,250
Should be discouraged 10% 18% 33% 30% 9% 1% 830
Neither/both equally 11% 21% 33% 24% 9% 2% 195
Don't know 9% 16% 33% 34% 6% 1% 162

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 54% 46% 6,338
Should be discouraged 73% 27% 847
Neither/both equally 69% 31% 200
Don't know 67% 33% 171

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,251. 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.
Should be accepted 71% 7% 5% 12% 4% 6,251
Should be discouraged 54% 20% 5% 17% 4% 835
Neither/both equally 67% 13% 1% 15% 4% 188
Don't know 58% 9% 8% 16% 9% 153

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,254. 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.
Should be accepted 12% 13% 75% 6,254
Should be discouraged 16% 8% 77% 821
Neither/both equally 12% 11% 77% 194
Don't know 19% 6% 74% 166

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who have a household income of…

Views about homosexuality Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 5,762. 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.
Should be accepted 31% 20% 27% 22% 5,762
Should be discouraged 44% 23% 20% 14% 731
Neither/both equally 42% 18% 26% 14% 173
Don't know 45% 22% 14% 18% 124

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,323. 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.
Should be accepted 34% 33% 20% 12% 6,323
Should be discouraged 61% 26% 8% 5% 842
Neither/both equally 49% 30% 11% 9% 199
Don't know 58% 30% 8% 4% 168

Marital status among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,318. 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.
Should be accepted 37% 12% 11% 2% 38% 6,318
Should be discouraged 41% 8% 15% 5% 31% 843
Neither/both equally 36% 10% 17% 9% 27% 198
Don't know 38% 5% 16% 4% 37% 164

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,320. 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.
Should be accepted 26% 74% 6,320
Should be discouraged 26% 74% 845
Neither/both equally 31% 69% 199
Don't know 24% 76% 168

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who say they…

Views about homosexuality 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 = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 22% 22% 12% < 1% 37% 6% 6,338
Should be discouraged 51% 20% 10% 1% 14% 4% 847
Neither/both equally 39% 18% 7% 2% 21% 12% 200
Don't know 40% 24% 12% 3% 11% 8% 171

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who say religion is…

Views about homosexuality Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 9% 21% 27% 42% 1% 6,338
Should be discouraged 35% 22% 20% 21% 1% 847
Neither/both equally 18% 27% 18% 32% 5% 200
Don't know 26% 27% 21% 23% 4% 171

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who attend religious services…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 3% 23% 74% < 1% 6,338
Should be discouraged 14% 28% 58% < 1% 847
Neither/both equally 9% 29% 62% < 1% 200
Don't know 10% 24% 63% 3% 171

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who pray…

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 16% 10% 7% 66% < 1% 6,338
Should be discouraged 38% 13% 6% 42% < 1% 847
Neither/both equally 30% 10% 6% 53% 1% 200
Don't know 31% 14% 6% 46% 3% 171

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who attend prayer group…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 3% 2% 3% 91% < 1% 6,338
Should be discouraged 16% 8% 4% 72% 1% 847
Neither/both equally 8% 6% 5% 81% < 1% 200
Don't know 11% 3% 5% 81% < 1% 171

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who meditate…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 25% 10% 5% 59% 1% 6,338
Should be discouraged 33% 6% 4% 55% 2% 847
Neither/both equally 25% 9% 4% 60% 2% 200
Don't know 30% 6% 5% 53% 6% 171

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 39% 17% 11% 31% 2% 6,338
Should be discouraged 43% 11% 9% 35% 2% 847
Neither/both equally 41% 17% 5% 31% 5% 200
Don't know 39% 10% 12% 32% 8% 171

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 48% 17% 12% 23% 1% 6,338
Should be discouraged 43% 13% 11% 32% 1% 847
Neither/both equally 39% 15% 14% 30% 2% 200
Don't know 39% 13% 13% 29% 6% 171

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about homosexuality Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 4% 19% 57% 18% 2% 6,338
Should be discouraged 23% 8% 55% 11% 2% 847
Neither/both equally 10% 14% 59% 11% 6% 200
Don't know 14% 8% 56% 10% 12% 171

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who say…

Views about homosexuality 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 = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 19% 80% 1% 1% 6,338
Should be discouraged 29% 68% 1% 1% 847
Neither/both equally 28% 67% 4% 1% 200
Don't know 24% 63% 3% 10% 171

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who read scripture…

Views about homosexuality At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 7% 5% 6% 82% < 1% 6,338
Should be discouraged 25% 9% 6% 60% 1% 847
Neither/both equally 16% 7% 6% 69% 1% 200
Don't know 13% 5% 5% 76% 2% 171

Interpreting scripture among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who say the holy scripture is…

Views about homosexuality 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 = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 6% 10% < 1% 78% 6% 6,338
Should be discouraged 31% 18% 2% 41% 9% 847
Neither/both equally 11% 16% 2% 51% 20% 200
Don't know 23% 9% 6% 39% 23% 171

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 34% 58% 9% 6,338
Should be discouraged 59% 30% 11% 847
Neither/both equally 42% 41% 18% 200
Don't know 53% 24% 23% 171

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 24% 69% 7% 6,338
Should be discouraged 50% 42% 8% 847
Neither/both equally 29% 51% 20% 200
Don't know 37% 39% 24% 171

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 21% 20% 59% 6,338
Should be discouraged 37% 26% 37% 847
Neither/both equally 30% 47% 22% 200
Don't know 28% 43% 29% 171

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 15% 37% 42% 6% 6,338
Should be discouraged 38% 29% 24% 9% 847
Neither/both equally 26% 36% 16% 22% 200
Don't know 27% 29% 18% 26% 171

Views about size of government among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 45% 48% 3% 4% 6,338
Should be discouraged 55% 39% 2% 4% 847
Neither/both equally 58% 30% 7% 5% 200
Don't know 50% 31% 4% 15% 171

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who say government aid to the poor…

Views about homosexuality Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 33% 62% 3% 2% 6,338
Should be discouraged 54% 41% 3% 2% 847
Neither/both equally 49% 32% 16% 4% 200
Don't know 38% 43% 9% 11% 171

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who say abortion should be…

Views about homosexuality Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 79% 18% 3% 6,338
Should be discouraged 45% 51% 5% 847
Neither/both equally 41% 41% 18% 200
Don't know 37% 38% 25% 171

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 90% 6% 3% 6,338
Should be discouraged 15% 79% 5% 847
Neither/both equally 28% 26% 46% 200
Don't know 21% 28% 52% 171

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who say…

Views about homosexuality 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 = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 23% 73% 2% 2% 6,338
Should be discouraged 48% 47% 2% 3% 847
Neither/both equally 38% 49% 7% 7% 200
Don't know 41% 33% 7% 18% 171

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated by views about homosexuality

% of the Unaffiliated who say humans…

Views about homosexuality 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 = 6,338. 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.
Should be accepted 70% 13% 4% 11% 2% 6,338
Should be discouraged 31% 23% 5% 37% 5% 847
Neither/both equally 34% 20% 11% 23% 13% 200
Don't know 29% 16% 13% 23% 20% 171