Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture once or twice a month

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,457. 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 63% 29% 4% 3% 3,457
2007 49% 39% 6% 6% 3,543

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Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 69% 22% 4% 5% 782
Evangelical Protestant 49% 42% 5% 4% 979
Historically Black Protestant 64% 32% 3% 2% 249
Mainline Protestant 67% 27% 4% 3% 791
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 76% 18% 3% 2% 362

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,113. 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% 23% 11% 2,113
Should be discouraged 18% 32% 28% 22% 1,023
Neither/both equally 16% 45% 21% 18% 143
Don't know 15% 38% 24% 24% 113

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,113. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 21% 16% 29% 26% 7% 1% 2,113
Should be discouraged 12% 13% 26% 34% 13% 2% 1,023
Neither/both equally 9% 11% 40% 26% 14% < 1% 143
Don't know 8% 14% 32% 28% 19% < 1% 113

Gender composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,144. 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% 57% 2,144
Should be discouraged 60% 40% 1,049
Neither/both equally 52% 48% 149
Don't know 50% 50% 115

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,121. 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 59% 15% 4% 19% 3% 2,121
Should be discouraged 64% 17% 3% 12% 3% 1,037
Neither/both equally 69% 6% 2% 17% 6% 144
Don't know 58% 11% < 1% 28% 3% 112

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,122. 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% 12% 71% 2,122
Should be discouraged 14% 7% 80% 1,031
Neither/both equally 12% 14% 73% 147
Don't know 26% 7% 67% 110

Income distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,925. 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% 21% 25% 17% 1,925
Should be discouraged 38% 20% 26% 15% 907
Neither/both equally 29% 26% 23% 22% 128

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,140. 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% 33% 16% 11% 2,140
Should be discouraged 48% 32% 13% 7% 1,045
Neither/both equally 44% 31% 16% 9% 149
Don't know 57% 24% 14% 4% 115

Marital status among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,135. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 42% 10% 13% 4% 31% 2,135
Should be discouraged 50% 4% 16% 8% 22% 1,048
Neither/both equally 57% 9% 8% 9% 17% 148
Don't know 56% 3% 15% 8% 18% 114

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,139. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 33% 67% 2,139
Should be discouraged 27% 73% 1,043
Neither/both equally 26% 74% 149
Don't know 34% 66% 115

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 2,144. 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% 23% 4% < 1% 4% 1% 2,144
Should be discouraged 84% 12% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 1,049
Neither/both equally 79% 15% 2% < 1% 3% 1% 149
Don't know 73% 22% 4% < 1% < 1% 1% 115

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 2,144. 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 59% 32% 6% 3% < 1% 2,144
Should be discouraged 78% 17% 4% 1% < 1% 1,049
Neither/both equally 69% 24% 1% 4% 2% 149
Don't know 68% 24% 1% 2% 5% 115

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 2,144. 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% 52% 18% < 1% 2,144
Should be discouraged 45% 43% 11% 1% 1,049
Neither/both equally 41% 44% 14% 1% 149
Don't know 41% 38% 17% 4% 115

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who pray…

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,144. 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 60% 24% 6% 9% 1% 2,144
Should be discouraged 72% 20% 4% 3% 1% 1,049
Neither/both equally 70% 22% 5% 3% 1% 149
Don't know 67% 23% 3% 1% 6% 115

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 2,144. 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 14% 22% 14% 50% < 1% 2,144
Should be discouraged 24% 25% 15% 36% < 1% 1,049
Neither/both equally 22% 19% 14% 44% < 1% 149
Don't know 16% 20% 20% 40% 3% 115

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 2,144. 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 39% 14% 4% 42% 1% 2,144
Should be discouraged 37% 16% 4% 41% 3% 1,049
Neither/both equally 34% 18% 3% 42% 2% 149
Don't know 44% 19% 3% 31% 3% 115

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 2,144. 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 59% 21% 11% 9% 1% 2,144
Should be discouraged 61% 22% 8% 7% 1% 1,049
Neither/both equally 66% 22% 10% < 1% 2% 149
Don't know 61% 22% 7% 7% 3% 115

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 2,144. 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 47% 20% 13% 20% < 1% 2,144
Should be discouraged 41% 20% 13% 25% 2% 1,049
Neither/both equally 39% 19% 14% 26% 2% 149
Don't know 39% 21% 16% 20% 5% 115

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 2,144. 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% 14% 48% 9% 2% 2,144
Should be discouraged 51% 8% 36% 4% 2% 1,049
Neither/both equally 42% 14% 30% 2% 12% 149
Don't know 40% 3% 38% 7% 12% 115

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 2,144. 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% 2,144
Should be discouraged 42% 56% 1% 1% 1,049
Neither/both equally 36% 59% 4% 1% 149
Don't know 42% 49% 4% 5% 115

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 2,144. 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% 39% 2% 27% 8% 2,144
Should be discouraged 51% 32% 3% 8% 6% 1,049
Neither/both equally 31% 35% 6% 15% 12% 149
Don't know 44% 25% 11% 7% 12% 115

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,144. 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 81% 14% 6% 2,144
Should be discouraged 89% 6% 5% 1,049
Neither/both equally 82% 8% 10% 149
Don't know 85% 9% 6% 115

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,144. 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% 32% 7% 2,144
Should be discouraged 79% 13% 8% 1,049
Neither/both equally 59% 23% 18% 149
Don't know 81% 11% 8% 115

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,144. 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% 17% 52% 2,144
Should be discouraged 54% 11% 35% 1,049
Neither/both equally 46% 32% 22% 149
Don't know 38% 33% 29% 115

Political ideology among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,144. 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% 41% 27% 4% 2,144
Should be discouraged 57% 25% 13% 5% 1,049
Neither/both equally 50% 35% 8% 7% 149
Don't know 47% 21% 13% 20% 115

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,144. 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% 50% 3% 3% 2,144
Should be discouraged 60% 35% 2% 3% 1,049
Neither/both equally 61% 24% 11% 4% 149
Don't know 49% 35% 4% 12% 115

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 2,144. 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 38% 58% 3% 1% 2,144
Should be discouraged 55% 40% 2% 2% 1,049
Neither/both equally 53% 35% 10% 3% 149
Don't know 42% 44% 9% 5% 115

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 2,144. 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% 37% 3% 2,144
Should be discouraged 31% 66% 4% 1,049
Neither/both equally 42% 49% 10% 149
Don't know 37% 50% 14% 115

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,144. 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% 18% 7% 2,144
Should be discouraged 10% 85% 5% 1,049
Neither/both equally 28% 38% 35% 149
Don't know 18% 35% 47% 115

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 2,144. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 33% 63% 2% 2% 2,144
Should be discouraged 53% 42% 3% 2% 1,049
Neither/both equally 45% 38% 11% 5% 149
Don't know 48% 37% 6% 8% 115

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 2,144. 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% 2,144
Should be discouraged 14% 26% 3% 51% 5% 1,049
Neither/both equally 14% 27% 10% 42% 7% 149
Don't know 12% 23% 8% 34% 22% 115