Views about homosexuality among adults who do not believe in Heaven

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,973. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 83% 13% 2% 2% 7,973
2007 71% 22% 4% 3% 6,275

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Views about homosexuality among adults who do not believe in Heaven by religious group

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who say homosexuality…

Religious tradition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 151. 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 89% 9% 2% < 1% 151
Catholic 78% 15% 3% 4% 709
Evangelical Protestant 39% 53% 4% 4% 503
Jewish 94% 5% < 1% 1% 461
Mainline Protestant 78% 15% 3% 4% 861
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 90% 7% 2% 1% 4,429

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,568. 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% 35% 21% 13% 6,568
Should be discouraged 15% 33% 30% 22% 962
Neither/both equally 10% 39% 30% 21% 189
Don't know 22% 30% 23% 25% 135

Generational cohort among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,568. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 19% 20% 27% 25% 8% 1% 6,568
Should be discouraged 8% 13% 27% 35% 14% 4% 962
Neither/both equally 7% 9% 34% 34% 14% 3% 189
Don't know 13% 18% 21% 29% 17% 2% 135

Gender composition among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,654. 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 56% 44% 6,654
Should be discouraged 64% 36% 985
Neither/both equally 73% 27% 191
Don't know 79% 21% 143

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,567. 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 74% 4% 6% 12% 4% 6,567
Should be discouraged 61% 11% 6% 19% 4% 966
Neither/both equally 71% 10% 3% 12% 3% 183
Don't know 58% 4% 13% 21% 3% 132

Immigrant status among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,597. 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% 13% 72% 6,597
Should be discouraged 23% 8% 69% 968
Neither/both equally 15% 15% 70% 187
Don't know 27% 14% 59% 140

Income distribution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not 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 = 6,054. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 24% 18% 29% 28% 6,054
Should be discouraged 35% 21% 26% 18% 861
Neither/both equally 28% 17% 34% 21% 156
Don't know 28% 31% 25% 16% 104

Educational distribution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,629. 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% 29% 25% 19% 6,629
Should be discouraged 48% 28% 14% 10% 976
Neither/both equally 36% 33% 18% 14% 189
Don't know 46% 37% 12% 5% 141

Marital status among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,630. 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 43% 11% 11% 3% 32% 6,630
Should be discouraged 54% 6% 13% 7% 20% 978
Neither/both equally 46% 6% 21% 8% 19% 191
Don't know 51% 4% 14% 5% 26% 141

Parent of children under 18 among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 24% 76% 6,636
Should be discouraged 28% 72% 981
Neither/both equally 22% 78% 191
Don't know 26% 74% 142

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not 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 = 6,654. 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% 20% 13% 1% 45% 5% 6,654
Should be discouraged 54% 17% 9% < 1% 17% 3% 985
Neither/both equally 34% 20% 7% 4% 29% 6% 191
Don't know 38% 27% 9% 2% 20% 6% 143

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not 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 = 6,654. 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% 19% 25% 44% 1% 6,654
Should be discouraged 46% 20% 17% 17% 1% 985
Neither/both equally 20% 26% 17% 33% 3% 191
Don't know 31% 18% 26% 21% 4% 143

Attendance at religious services among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not 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 = 6,654. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 7% 26% 67% < 1% 6,654
Should be discouraged 38% 23% 38% < 1% 985
Neither/both equally 15% 29% 55% < 1% 191
Don't know 14% 31% 49% 6% 143

Frequency of prayer among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who pray…

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,654. 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% 9% 6% 69% < 1% 6,654
Should be discouraged 50% 10% 6% 34% 1% 985
Neither/both equally 31% 9% 7% 51% 2% 191
Don't know 29% 14% 6% 47% 4% 143

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not 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 = 6,654. 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 5% 3% 4% 89% < 1% 6,654
Should be discouraged 32% 6% 6% 55% 1% 985
Neither/both equally 15% 3% 6% 74% < 1% 191
Don't know 11% 7% 15% 64% 3% 143

Frequency of meditation among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not 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 = 6,654. 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% 11% 6% 53% 1% 6,654
Should be discouraged 42% 5% 5% 45% 3% 985
Neither/both equally 33% 14% 5% 45% 3% 191
Don't know 29% 11% 5% 46% 9% 143

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not 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 = 6,654. 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% 17% 11% 31% 1% 6,654
Should be discouraged 53% 9% 9% 27% 2% 985
Neither/both equally 47% 10% 8% 32% 3% 191
Don't know 35% 17% 13% 31% 3% 143

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not 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 = 6,654. 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 51% 17% 13% 19% 1% 6,654
Should be discouraged 45% 13% 13% 28% 2% 985
Neither/both equally 51% 14% 13% 20% 3% 191
Don't know 43% 12% 18% 25% 1% 143

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not 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 = 6,654. 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 5% 21% 52% 20% 2% 6,654
Should be discouraged 38% 6% 43% 11% 2% 985
Neither/both equally 11% 21% 46% 15% 7% 191
Don't know 13% 12% 51% 16% 7% 143

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not 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 = 6,654. 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% 80% 1% 1% 6,654
Should be discouraged 43% 55% 1% 1% 985
Neither/both equally 29% 63% 6% 1% 191
Don't know 33% 60% 3% 4% 143

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not 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 = 6,654. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 7% 5% 7% 80% < 1% 6,654
Should be discouraged 39% 6% 5% 49% 1% 985
Neither/both equally 16% 7% 8% 67% 1% 191
Don't know 17% 7% 12% 62% 2% 143

Interpreting scripture among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not 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 = 6,654. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 3% 6% 1% 86% 5% 6,654
Should be discouraged 30% 19% 1% 44% 6% 985
Neither/both equally 7% 15% 1% 64% 13% 191
Don't know 12% 14% 3% 57% 14% 143

Belief in Hell among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,654. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 4% 95% 1% 6,654
Should be discouraged 23% 74% 3% 985
Neither/both equally 12% 83% 5% 191
Don't know 14% 84% 2% 143

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,654. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 19% 16% 64% 6,654
Should be discouraged 45% 26% 28% 985
Neither/both equally 33% 42% 25% 191
Don't know 34% 39% 27% 143

Political ideology among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,654. 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% 35% 49% 4% 6,654
Should be discouraged 47% 27% 17% 10% 985
Neither/both equally 40% 27% 21% 12% 191
Don't know 34% 22% 23% 21% 143

Views about size of government among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not 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 = 6,654. 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% 49% 4% 3% 6,654
Should be discouraged 63% 33% 2% 3% 985
Neither/both equally 67% 20% 10% 3% 191
Don't know 54% 32% 4% 10% 143

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not 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 = 6,654. 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% 66% 3% 1% 6,654
Should be discouraged 59% 37% 3% 1% 985
Neither/both equally 51% 37% 10% 2% 191
Don't know 37% 48% 4% 11% 143

Views about abortion among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not 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 = 6,654. 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 85% 13% 2% 6,654
Should be discouraged 39% 58% 3% 985
Neither/both equally 47% 33% 20% 191
Don't know 44% 33% 23% 143

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not believe in Heaven who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,654. 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 92% 5% 3% 6,654
Should be discouraged 14% 82% 4% 985
Neither/both equally 32% 29% 38% 191
Don't know 32% 27% 41% 143

Views about environmental regulation among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not 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 = 6,654. 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% 77% 2% 2% 6,654
Should be discouraged 46% 48% 2% 3% 985
Neither/both equally 36% 49% 11% 4% 191
Don't know 40% 41% 5% 13% 143

Views about human evolution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by views about homosexuality

% of adults who do not 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
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Should be accepted 78% 9% 3% 9% 1% 6,654
Should be discouraged 29% 17% 2% 49% 3% 985
Neither/both equally 43% 18% 15% 19% 5% 191
Don't know 39% 12% 10% 24% 15% 143