Views about homosexuality among adults who do not believe in Hell

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

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,839. 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 80% 15% 3% 2% 12,839
2007 70% 22% 5% 4% 10,938

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

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

Religious tradition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 192. 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 92% 5% 1% 1% 192
Catholic 79% 15% 3% 3% 2,080
Evangelical Protestant 58% 34% 5% 3% 957
Hindu 77% 18% 3% 2% 118
Historically Black Protestant 69% 20% 4% 6% 225
Jehovah's Witness 14% 78% 3% 4% 215
Jewish 91% 7% 2% 1% 637
Mainline Protestant 79% 14% 4% 3% 2,056
Mormon 44% 49% 5% 2% 227
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 88% 8% 2% 2% 5,272

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DemographicInformation

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

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

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 10,244. 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% 34% 23% 15% 10,244
Should be discouraged 14% 31% 29% 27% 1,729
Neither/both equally 13% 34% 31% 22% 361
Don't know 14% 28% 30% 28% 267

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

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

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 10,244. 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% 17% 27% 28% 9% 1% 10,244
Should be discouraged 8% 11% 26% 35% 17% 3% 1,729
Neither/both equally 7% 10% 30% 36% 14% 3% 361
Don't know 9% 12% 21% 36% 18% 4% 267

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

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

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 10,416. 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 49% 51% 10,416
Should be discouraged 60% 40% 1,764
Neither/both equally 61% 39% 372
Don't know 55% 45% 287

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

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

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,295. 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 73% 6% 5% 13% 3% 10,295
Should be discouraged 61% 12% 4% 18% 4% 1,732
Neither/both equally 67% 9% 4% 17% 3% 357
Don't know 62% 10% 8% 16% 4% 268

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

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

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 10,328. 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% 10,328
Should be discouraged 19% 10% 71% 1,734
Neither/both equally 18% 12% 70% 367
Don't know 18% 17% 65% 280

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

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 9,390. 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% 19% 29% 26% 9,390
Should be discouraged 37% 23% 24% 16% 1,531
Neither/both equally 29% 19% 32% 20% 301
Don't know 34% 33% 23% 11% 201

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

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

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 10,375. 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% 30% 23% 18% 10,375
Should be discouraged 52% 27% 12% 8% 1,751
Neither/both equally 40% 32% 17% 11% 369
Don't know 48% 33% 13% 6% 283

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

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

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 10,376. 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% 10% 12% 4% 29% 10,376
Should be discouraged 51% 6% 14% 9% 19% 1,756
Neither/both equally 52% 7% 14% 9% 17% 370
Don't know 51% 6% 12% 9% 22% 282

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

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

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 10,389. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 26% 74% 10,389
Should be discouraged 26% 74% 1,758
Neither/both equally 27% 73% 372
Don't know 22% 78% 285

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 10,416. 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% 25% 10% 1% 29% 4% 10,416
Should be discouraged 63% 19% 7% 1% 9% 2% 1,764
Neither/both equally 50% 23% 5% 2% 14% 5% 372
Don't know 56% 21% 6% 3% 11% 4% 287

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

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 10,416. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 22% 26% 21% 30% 1% 10,416
Should be discouraged 55% 22% 12% 11% 1% 1,764
Neither/both equally 39% 31% 10% 18% 3% 372
Don't know 38% 28% 18% 13% 3% 287

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

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 10,416. 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 13% 33% 53% < 1% 10,416
Should be discouraged 41% 27% 31% < 1% 1,764
Neither/both equally 28% 35% 37% 1% 372
Don't know 26% 30% 41% 3% 287

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

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

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,416. 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% 14% 7% 50% < 1% 10,416
Should be discouraged 57% 13% 6% 25% 1% 1,764
Neither/both equally 45% 15% 5% 33% 2% 372
Don't know 48% 13% 6% 29% 5% 287

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

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 10,416. 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 8% 5% 6% 82% < 1% 10,416
Should be discouraged 32% 7% 7% 53% 1% 1,764
Neither/both equally 21% 5% 8% 65% 1% 372
Don't know 17% 5% 10% 66% 3% 287

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

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 10,416. 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 32% 11% 5% 51% 1% 10,416
Should be discouraged 46% 5% 5% 42% 2% 1,764
Neither/both equally 39% 10% 3% 45% 4% 372
Don't know 39% 8% 5% 41% 7% 287

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

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 10,416. 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% 17% 11% 25% 1% 10,416
Should be discouraged 58% 11% 9% 21% 2% 1,764
Neither/both equally 55% 9% 10% 23% 3% 372
Don't know 48% 11% 12% 26% 4% 287

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

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 10,416. 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 49% 16% 14% 20% 1% 10,416
Should be discouraged 47% 14% 12% 25% 2% 1,764
Neither/both equally 46% 12% 13% 27% 2% 372
Don't know 41% 12% 12% 30% 4% 287

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

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 10,416. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 9% 19% 54% 17% 2% 10,416
Should be discouraged 39% 6% 45% 8% 2% 1,764
Neither/both equally 23% 15% 49% 8% 5% 372
Don't know 21% 8% 52% 10% 9% 287

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

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 10,416. 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% 79% 1% 1% 10,416
Should be discouraged 38% 59% 1% 1% 1,764
Neither/both equally 27% 65% 6% 2% 372
Don't know 31% 59% 2% 7% 287

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

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 10,416. 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 13% 7% 8% 72% < 1% 10,416
Should be discouraged 41% 8% 6% 44% 1% 1,764
Neither/both equally 25% 10% 7% 57% 2% 372
Don't know 27% 5% 11% 56% 2% 287

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

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 10,416. 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% 15% 1% 71% 6% 10,416
Should be discouraged 30% 30% 2% 32% 6% 1,764
Neither/both equally 15% 25% 3% 42% 14% 372
Don't know 18% 19% 5% 40% 18% 287

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

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,416. 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% 60% 5% 10,416
Should be discouraged 54% 40% 6% 1,764
Neither/both equally 50% 41% 9% 372
Don't know 48% 43% 8% 287

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 10,416. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 23% 17% 61% 10,416
Should be discouraged 42% 27% 31% 1,764
Neither/both equally 39% 36% 25% 372
Don't know 30% 39% 31% 287

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

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

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,416. 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% 37% 43% 4% 10,416
Should be discouraged 44% 27% 17% 12% 1,764
Neither/both equally 37% 32% 17% 14% 372
Don't know 32% 31% 18% 20% 287

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

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,416. 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% 49% 3% 3% 10,416
Should be discouraged 60% 34% 2% 4% 1,764
Neither/both equally 59% 26% 9% 6% 372
Don't know 51% 30% 5% 14% 287

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

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 10,416. 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 32% 64% 3% 1% 10,416
Should be discouraged 54% 42% 3% 2% 1,764
Neither/both equally 50% 35% 12% 3% 372
Don't know 36% 46% 7% 12% 287

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

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 10,416. 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 80% 17% 2% 10,416
Should be discouraged 38% 58% 4% 1,764
Neither/both equally 45% 40% 15% 372
Don't know 42% 31% 27% 287

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

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

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,416. 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 89% 8% 4% 10,416
Should be discouraged 15% 80% 5% 1,764
Neither/both equally 29% 29% 43% 372
Don't know 28% 28% 44% 287

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

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 10,416. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 23% 73% 2% 2% 10,416
Should be discouraged 47% 47% 3% 3% 1,764
Neither/both equally 37% 45% 10% 8% 372
Don't know 37% 40% 6% 17% 287

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

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 10,416. 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 64% 17% 4% 13% 2% 10,416
Should be discouraged 23% 21% 3% 49% 5% 1,764
Neither/both equally 29% 24% 10% 27% 10% 372
Don't know 30% 17% 10% 25% 18% 287