Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in Heaven

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 24,337. 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 56% 37% 4% 4% 24,337
2007 45% 44% 5% 5% 25,775

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Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in Heaven by religious group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say homosexuality…

Religious tradition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally 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 68% 24% 4% 4% 6,083
Evangelical Protestant 37% 55% 4% 4% 7,452
Historically Black Protestant 51% 40% 6% 4% 1,761
Jehovah's Witness 17% 73% 6% 4% 126
Jewish 64% 31% 4% 1% 288
Mainline Protestant 64% 28% 5% 3% 4,683
Mormon 35% 58% 4% 2% 626
Muslim 41% 51% 5% 3% 202
Orthodox Christian 58% 36% 4% 3% 138
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 74% 19% 3% 4% 2,430

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 13,070. 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% 35% 25% 14% 13,070
Should be discouraged 14% 32% 30% 24% 8,945
Neither/both equally 15% 37% 30% 19% 1,007
Don't know 12% 36% 27% 25% 827

Generational cohort among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 13,070. 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% 29% 30% 9% 1% 13,070
Should be discouraged 8% 11% 26% 36% 17% 2% 8,945
Neither/both equally 7% 13% 31% 35% 12% 1% 1,007
Don't know 6% 11% 31% 32% 17% 3% 827

Gender composition among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 13,250. 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 40% 60% 13,250
Should be discouraged 53% 47% 9,157
Neither/both equally 48% 52% 1,048
Don't know 40% 60% 882

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 13,133. 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 63% 13% 3% 17% 4% 13,133
Should be discouraged 67% 15% 3% 12% 3% 9,036
Neither/both equally 62% 16% 2% 17% 4% 1,020
Don't know 62% 14% 3% 15% 6% 840

Immigrant status among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 13,097. 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% 11% 74% 13,097
Should be discouraged 13% 7% 80% 9,031
Neither/both equally 14% 9% 77% 1,019
Don't know 17% 10% 73% 850

Income distribution among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 11,739. 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% 20% 26% 18% 11,739
Should be discouraged 38% 22% 27% 13% 7,840
Neither/both equally 36% 22% 26% 15% 864
Don't know 44% 19% 23% 14% 641

Educational distribution among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 13,200. 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% 33% 16% 10% 13,200
Should be discouraged 49% 31% 13% 7% 9,094
Neither/both equally 42% 35% 15% 8% 1,040
Don't know 51% 30% 12% 7% 868

Marital status among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 13,213. 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% 9% 13% 6% 28% 13,213
Should be discouraged 56% 3% 13% 9% 18% 9,115
Neither/both equally 50% 7% 14% 9% 20% 1,039
Don't know 50% 5% 13% 12% 20% 867

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 13,211. 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% 69% 13,211
Should be discouraged 29% 71% 9,116
Neither/both equally 29% 71% 1,041
Don't know 31% 69% 876

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 13,250. 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 68% 26% 4% 1% 1% 1% 13,250
Should be discouraged 87% 10% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 9,157
Neither/both equally 81% 15% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1,048
Don't know 81% 13% 3% 3% < 1% 1% 882

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 13,250. 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 53% 34% 9% 3% < 1% 13,250
Should be discouraged 82% 14% 2% 1% < 1% 9,157
Neither/both equally 74% 21% 3% 1% 1% 1,048
Don't know 72% 21% 3% 2% 2% 882

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 13,250. 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 31% 43% 25% < 1% 13,250
Should be discouraged 61% 26% 13% < 1% 9,157
Neither/both equally 48% 34% 17% 1% 1,048
Don't know 46% 31% 22% 2% 882

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven who pray…

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,250. 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 57% 21% 7% 14% < 1% 13,250
Should be discouraged 79% 12% 3% 5% 1% 9,157
Neither/both equally 73% 14% 3% 9% 1% 1,048
Don't know 72% 14% 5% 6% 3% 882

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 13,250. 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 18% 11% 10% 61% < 1% 13,250
Should be discouraged 46% 12% 9% 32% 1% 9,157
Neither/both equally 35% 11% 9% 44% 2% 1,048
Don't know 30% 9% 11% 48% 2% 882

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 13,250. 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 37% 9% 4% 49% 1% 13,250
Should be discouraged 52% 7% 3% 36% 2% 9,157
Neither/both equally 47% 7% 3% 40% 3% 1,048
Don't know 49% 8% 3% 36% 4% 882

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 13,250. 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 57% 17% 11% 13% 1% 13,250
Should be discouraged 73% 11% 6% 8% 1% 9,157
Neither/both equally 69% 13% 7% 8% 2% 1,048
Don't know 67% 11% 8% 10% 4% 882

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 13,250. 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 42% 17% 14% 26% 1% 13,250
Should be discouraged 47% 15% 11% 25% 2% 9,157
Neither/both equally 45% 13% 13% 27% 2% 1,048
Don't know 43% 13% 11% 28% 6% 882

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 13,250. 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 27% 11% 52% 8% 2% 13,250
Should be discouraged 60% 4% 30% 4% 2% 9,157
Neither/both equally 47% 5% 39% 3% 6% 1,048
Don't know 45% 3% 40% 3% 8% 882

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 13,250. 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 28% 71% 1% 1% 13,250
Should be discouraged 50% 48% 1% 1% 9,157
Neither/both equally 36% 58% 5% 2% 1,048
Don't know 38% 55% 3% 5% 882

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 13,250. 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 29% 13% 10% 47% < 1% 13,250
Should be discouraged 62% 10% 7% 20% 1% 9,157
Neither/both equally 49% 11% 8% 30% 2% 1,048
Don't know 47% 12% 8% 31% 2% 882

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 13,250. 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 26% 37% 2% 28% 7% 13,250
Should be discouraged 58% 27% 4% 7% 4% 9,157
Neither/both equally 37% 32% 7% 12% 12% 1,048
Don't know 44% 26% 8% 10% 12% 882

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,250. 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 71% 24% 5% 13,250
Should be discouraged 86% 10% 4% 9,157
Neither/both equally 74% 16% 10% 1,048
Don't know 73% 15% 12% 882

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 13,250. 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 34% 17% 49% 13,250
Should be discouraged 54% 16% 30% 9,157
Neither/both equally 41% 26% 33% 1,048
Don't know 36% 32% 33% 882

Political ideology among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,250. 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 30% 40% 24% 6% 13,250
Should be discouraged 59% 23% 12% 6% 9,157
Neither/both equally 43% 32% 13% 11% 1,048
Don't know 41% 30% 13% 16% 882

Views about size of government among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,250. 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 46% 48% 2% 3% 13,250
Should be discouraged 62% 33% 2% 3% 9,157
Neither/both equally 55% 31% 7% 7% 1,048
Don't know 47% 34% 6% 13% 882

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 13,250. 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 42% 53% 3% 1% 13,250
Should be discouraged 56% 38% 3% 2% 9,157
Neither/both equally 47% 37% 13% 3% 1,048
Don't know 40% 42% 7% 11% 882

Views about abortion among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 13,250. 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 61% 36% 3% 13,250
Should be discouraged 26% 70% 4% 9,157
Neither/both equally 36% 53% 11% 1,048
Don't know 32% 46% 21% 882

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,250. 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 75% 19% 6% 13,250
Should be discouraged 7% 89% 4% 9,157
Neither/both equally 21% 44% 35% 1,048
Don't know 17% 36% 47% 882

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 13,250. 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 35% 61% 2% 2% 13,250
Should be discouraged 52% 42% 2% 3% 9,157
Neither/both equally 42% 42% 9% 6% 1,048
Don't know 40% 43% 4% 13% 882

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who believe in Heaven 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 = 13,250. 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 30% 35% 4% 29% 3% 13,250
Should be discouraged 11% 23% 2% 58% 5% 9,157
Neither/both equally 12% 29% 5% 43% 11% 1,048
Don't know 13% 26% 7% 38% 17% 882