Views about same-sex marriage among adults in California

% of adults in California who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,697. 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 62% 32% 6% 3,697

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Views about same-sex marriage among adults in California by religious group

% of adults in California who …same-sex marriage

Religious tradition Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 61% 33% 6% 878
Evangelical Protestant 34% 60% 7% 718
Jewish 88% 10% 2% 125
Mainline Protestant 65% 28% 7% 452
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 83% 11% 5% 1,042

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California who are ages…

Views about same-sex marriage 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,290. 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% 35% 23% 13% 2,290
Oppose/strongly oppose 16% 36% 28% 20% 1,092
Don't know 14% 37% 29% 20% 226

Generational cohort among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,290. 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 18% 19% 28% 27% 8% < 1% 2,290
Oppose/strongly oppose 11% 10% 32% 32% 14% 1% 1,092
Don't know 7% 11% 32% 33% 13% 3% 226

Gender composition among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,340. 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% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 48% 1,121
Don't know 53% 47% 236

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,308. 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% 5% 14% 31% 3% 2,308
Oppose/strongly oppose 37% 8% 12% 39% 4% 1,100
Don't know 38% 5% 8% 44% 5% 224

Immigrant status among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,312. 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% 20% 51% 2,312
Oppose/strongly oppose 39% 13% 48% 1,099
Don't know 39% 13% 48% 230

Income distribution among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California 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 = 2,066. 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 33% 18% 23% 26% 2,066
Oppose/strongly oppose 41% 19% 23% 18% 941
Don't know 40% 22% 21% 16% 178

Educational distribution among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California who have completed…

Views about same-sex marriage High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,322. 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 33% 32% 21% 14% 2,322
Oppose/strongly oppose 49% 31% 12% 7% 1,111
Don't know 49% 36% 9% 7% 230

Marital status among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,325. 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 41% 11% 12% 4% 31% 2,325
Oppose/strongly oppose 54% 5% 15% 6% 20% 1,115
Don't know 42% 11% 11% 11% 25% 231

Parent of children under 18 among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,331. 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% 72% 2,331
Oppose/strongly oppose 35% 65% 1,118
Don't know 23% 77% 232

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California 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 = 2,340. 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% 26% 9% 1% 18% 3% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 74% 17% 5% 1% 2% 1% 1,121
Don't know 59% 22% 7% 2% 9% 1% 236

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California 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 = 2,340. 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 33% 29% 17% 20% 1% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 71% 20% 6% 2% 1% 1,121
Don't know 57% 20% 8% 11% 3% 236

Attendance at religious services among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California 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 = 2,340. 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 18% 37% 44% < 1% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 55% 30% 15% < 1% 1,121
Don't know 37% 32% 30% 1% 236

Frequency of prayer among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California who pray…

Views about same-sex marriage At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,340. 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 39% 15% 8% 38% 1% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 73% 11% 5% 10% 1% 1,121
Don't know 60% 15% 5% 19% 1% 236

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California 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 = 2,340. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 12% 7% 7% 74% < 1% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 39% 13% 10% 37% < 1% 1,121
Don't know 24% 11% 11% 53% 1% 236

Frequency of meditation among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California 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 = 2,340. 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% 11% 5% 48% 1% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 7% 3% 34% 3% 1,121
Don't know 45% 8% 5% 39% 3% 236

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California 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 = 2,340. 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% 17% 12% 19% 1% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 69% 12% 6% 11% 2% 1,121
Don't know 64% 10% 7% 15% 4% 236

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California 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 = 2,340. 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% 15% 20% 1% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 48% 14% 13% 24% 2% 1,121
Don't know 49% 11% 12% 25% 3% 236

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California 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 = 2,340. 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 17% 18% 49% 14% 2% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 53% 6% 32% 6% 3% 1,121
Don't know 28% 8% 46% 10% 7% 236

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California 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 = 2,340. 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% 75% 1% 1% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 41% 55% 2% 2% 1,121
Don't know 27% 68% 2% 3% 236

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California 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 = 2,340. 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 18% 9% 8% 64% 1% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 53% 11% 8% 28% 1% 1,121
Don't know 36% 12% 10% 41% 1% 236

Interpreting scripture among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California 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 = 2,340. 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 15% 21% 1% 55% 8% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 47% 28% 2% 17% 6% 1,121
Don't know 31% 22% 7% 24% 17% 236

Belief in Heaven among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California who …in heaven

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,340. 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% 37% 7% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 81% 12% 7% 1,121
Don't know 65% 19% 16% 236

Belief in Hell among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California who …in hell

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,340. 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% 53% 7% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 70% 21% 9% 1,121
Don't know 50% 29% 21% 236

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,340. 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% 18% 59% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 44% 22% 34% 1,121
Don't know 30% 39% 30% 236

Political ideology among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,340. 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% 38% 39% 4% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 28% 13% 7% 1,121
Don't know 34% 31% 18% 18% 236

Views about size of government among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California 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 = 2,340. 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% 53% 4% 3% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 43% 3% 2% 1,121
Don't know 45% 43% 5% 7% 236

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California 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 = 2,340. 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% 64% 3% 2% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 51% 43% 3% 3% 1,121
Don't know 53% 35% 8% 4% 236

Views about abortion among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California 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 = 2,340. 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 74% 23% 3% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 29% 66% 5% 1,121
Don't know 41% 41% 18% 236

Views about homosexuality among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California who say homosexuality…

Views about same-sex marriage Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,340. 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 92% 5% 1% 1% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 28% 63% 4% 5% 1,121
Don't know 42% 17% 23% 19% 236

Views about environmental regulation among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California 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 = 2,340. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 27% 69% 2% 3% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 47% 45% 4% 5% 1,121
Don't know 44% 38% 6% 12% 236

Views about human evolution among adults in California by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in California 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 = 2,340. 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 54% 22% 4% 17% 3% 2,340
Oppose/strongly oppose 19% 22% 2% 51% 6% 1,121
Don't know 21% 22% 10% 36% 11% 236