Views about homosexuality among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 21,955. 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 71% 23% 4% 3% 21,955

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Views about homosexuality among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by religious group

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say homosexuality…

Religious tradition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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.
Buddhist 87% 10% 1% 2% 212
Catholic 74% 19% 3% 3% 4,619
Evangelical Protestant 48% 43% 5% 4% 3,811
Hindu 70% 24% 4% 2% 158
Historically Black Protestant 57% 35% 5% 3% 1,290
Jewish 84% 13% 2% < 1% 633
Mainline Protestant 72% 21% 4% 3% 3,901
Mormon 53% 40% 5% 2% 267
Muslim 48% 44% 6% 2% 178
Orthodox Christian 61% 33% 2% 3% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 85% 11% 2% 2% 5,875

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 15,464. 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 30% 34% 23% 13% 15,464
Should be discouraged 16% 33% 27% 24% 4,717
Neither/both equally 16% 37% 28% 19% 765
Don't know 14% 32% 28% 26% 604

Generational cohort among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 15,464. 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 20% 17% 27% 27% 8% 1% 15,464
Should be discouraged 10% 12% 27% 32% 17% 2% 4,717
Neither/both equally 7% 16% 31% 32% 12% 2% 765
Don't know 7% 13% 26% 33% 18% 3% 604

Gender composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 15,699. 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 44% 56% 15,699
Should be discouraged 55% 45% 4,813
Neither/both equally 52% 48% 796
Don't know 45% 55% 647

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 15,538. 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 66% 10% 5% 16% 4% 15,538
Should be discouraged 57% 19% 4% 16% 4% 4,761
Neither/both equally 59% 15% 3% 20% 4% 772
Don't know 58% 13% 6% 16% 8% 618

Immigrant status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 15,522. 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% 12% 73% 15,522
Should be discouraged 18% 8% 73% 4,725
Neither/both equally 16% 10% 74% 773
Don't know 18% 12% 71% 618

Income distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 14,002. 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% 20% 26% 21% 14,002
Should be discouraged 45% 22% 21% 12% 4,096
Neither/both equally 40% 22% 24% 15% 647
Don't know 46% 21% 21% 11% 468

Educational distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 15,637. 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% 32% 19% 13% 15,637
Should be discouraged 56% 28% 11% 6% 4,782
Neither/both equally 46% 32% 14% 8% 788
Don't know 53% 28% 12% 7% 636

Marital status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 15,640. 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 42% 10% 12% 5% 31% 15,640
Should be discouraged 47% 5% 15% 10% 22% 4,790
Neither/both equally 46% 8% 17% 9% 21% 792
Don't know 47% 5% 14% 13% 22% 630

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 15,655. 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 28% 72% 15,655
Should be discouraged 28% 72% 4,793
Neither/both equally 30% 70% 794
Don't know 30% 70% 639

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 15,699. 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% 25% 8% 1% 16% 3% 15,699
Should be discouraged 78% 14% 3% 1% 3% 1% 4,813
Neither/both equally 69% 19% 3% 3% 4% 3% 796
Don't know 69% 16% 5% 3% 3% 4% 647

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 15,699. 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 36% 30% 16% 17% 1% 15,699
Should be discouraged 71% 19% 6% 4% < 1% 4,813
Neither/both equally 59% 26% 6% 8% 2% 796
Don't know 58% 23% 10% 6% 3% 647

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 15,699. 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% 38% 41% < 1% 15,699
Should be discouraged 48% 30% 21% 1% 4,813
Neither/both equally 37% 34% 28% 1% 796
Don't know 37% 29% 31% 3% 647

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who pray…

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,699. 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 41% 17% 7% 34% 1% 15,699
Should be discouraged 68% 15% 5% 12% 1% 4,813
Neither/both equally 62% 13% 4% 18% 2% 796
Don't know 60% 15% 6% 15% 4% 647

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 15,699. 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% 8% 7% 72% < 1% 15,699
Should be discouraged 37% 12% 9% 42% 1% 4,813
Neither/both equally 29% 8% 8% 52% 1% 796
Don't know 24% 6% 12% 54% 3% 647

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 15,699. 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% 10% 5% 51% 1% 15,699
Should be discouraged 47% 7% 4% 40% 2% 4,813
Neither/both equally 44% 9% 4% 41% 2% 796
Don't know 42% 8% 4% 40% 6% 647

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 15,699. 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 50% 18% 12% 20% 1% 15,699
Should be discouraged 64% 13% 7% 15% 1% 4,813
Neither/both equally 63% 12% 7% 15% 3% 796
Don't know 57% 11% 10% 16% 5% 647

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 15,699. 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% 17% 14% 23% 1% 15,699
Should be discouraged 43% 14% 12% 29% 2% 4,813
Neither/both equally 44% 12% 14% 28% 2% 796
Don't know 42% 14% 10% 29% 5% 647

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 15,699. 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 17% 15% 54% 13% 2% 15,699
Should be discouraged 45% 6% 41% 6% 2% 4,813
Neither/both equally 34% 9% 47% 5% 5% 796
Don't know 35% 6% 46% 6% 7% 647

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 15,699. 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 20% 10% 9% 61% < 1% 15,699
Should be discouraged 49% 11% 8% 31% 1% 4,813
Neither/both equally 40% 10% 9% 39% 1% 796
Don't know 38% 9% 9% 41% 3% 647

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 15,699. 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% 25% 1% 50% 7% 15,699
Should be discouraged 50% 26% 3% 15% 6% 4,813
Neither/both equally 28% 29% 6% 21% 16% 796
Don't know 35% 21% 7% 20% 17% 647

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,699. 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 62% 31% 7% 15,699
Should be discouraged 85% 10% 5% 4,813
Neither/both equally 76% 13% 11% 796
Don't know 73% 13% 13% 647

Belief in Hell among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,699. 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% 8% 15,699
Should be discouraged 73% 20% 7% 4,813
Neither/both equally 59% 28% 13% 796
Don't know 55% 25% 20% 647

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 15,699. 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% 17% 57% 15,699
Should be discouraged 40% 20% 40% 4,813
Neither/both equally 34% 30% 36% 796
Don't know 29% 36% 35% 647

Political ideology among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,699. 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% 39% 35% 5% 15,699
Should be discouraged 46% 30% 18% 7% 4,813
Neither/both equally 35% 37% 18% 11% 796
Don't know 36% 31% 16% 17% 647

Views about size of government among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,699. 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 42% 51% 3% 3% 15,699
Should be discouraged 50% 44% 2% 3% 4,813
Neither/both equally 50% 33% 9% 8% 796
Don't know 43% 38% 5% 14% 647

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 15,699. 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 35% 61% 3% 2% 15,699
Should be discouraged 47% 47% 3% 2% 4,813
Neither/both equally 41% 41% 14% 4% 796
Don't know 37% 47% 6% 10% 647

Views about abortion among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 15,699. 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% 26% 3% 15,699
Should be discouraged 36% 60% 4% 4,813
Neither/both equally 41% 46% 13% 796
Don't know 38% 40% 22% 647

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,699. 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 83% 12% 5% 15,699
Should be discouraged 11% 84% 5% 4,813
Neither/both equally 25% 38% 38% 796
Don't know 19% 32% 49% 647

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 15,699. 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 27% 69% 2% 2% 15,699
Should be discouraged 46% 48% 2% 4% 4,813
Neither/both equally 36% 48% 9% 7% 796
Don't know 36% 44% 5% 14% 647

Views about human evolution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 15,699. 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% 25% 4% 20% 2% 15,699
Should be discouraged 18% 25% 3% 48% 6% 4,813
Neither/both equally 21% 27% 7% 33% 12% 796
Don't know 18% 21% 10% 33% 16% 647