Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture several times a year

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,894. 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 68% 25% 4% 3% 2,894
2007 56% 34% 6% 5% 2,904

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Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture several times a year by religious group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 72% 22% 2% 4% 755
Evangelical Protestant 50% 41% 6% 3% 561
Historically Black Protestant 58% 32% 5% 5% 148
Mainline Protestant 73% 20% 5% 3% 703
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 82% 13% 3% 2% 442

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,973. 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.
Should be accepted 25% 38% 24% 13% 1,973
Should be discouraged 16% 33% 30% 20% 671
Neither/both equally 12% 43% 31% 15% 104

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,973. 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.
Should be accepted 16% 16% 31% 28% 9% < 1% 1,973
Should be discouraged 10% 11% 28% 35% 14% 1% 671
Neither/both equally 5% 16% 34% 34% 11% < 1% 104

Gender composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,000. 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% 55% 2,000
Should be discouraged 64% 36% 681
Neither/both equally 59% 41% 109
Don't know 56% 44% 104

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,974. 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 65% 9% 5% 17% 4% 1,974
Should be discouraged 66% 12% 5% 13% 4% 673
Neither/both equally 66% 9% 6% 16% 2% 106

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,977. 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% 10% 74% 1,977
Should be discouraged 15% 9% 75% 669
Neither/both equally 19% 7% 74% 103
Don't know 19% 15% 66% 100

Income distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 1,803. 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% 19% 29% 23% 1,803
Should be discouraged 34% 24% 28% 14% 604

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,990. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 34% 32% 20% 15% 1,990
Should be discouraged 53% 29% 11% 7% 674
Neither/both equally 27% 52% 13% 8% 107
Don't know 48% 30% 14% 8% 104

Marital status among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,993. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 48% 8% 13% 4% 27% 1,993
Should be discouraged 54% 5% 10% 10% 22% 678
Neither/both equally 48% 12% 18% 6% 16% 109
Don't know 40% 6% 8% 19% 28% 102

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,995. 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% 70% 1,995
Should be discouraged 29% 71% 680
Neither/both equally 29% 71% 108
Don't know 30% 70% 103

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 2,000. 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 58% 28% 5% 1% 7% 2% 2,000
Should be discouraged 80% 15% 2% 1% 1% 1% 681
Neither/both equally 71% 23% 1% 2% 1% 2% 109
Don't know 68% 15% 8% 3% 5% 1% 104

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 2,000. 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% 41% 10% 5% < 1% 2,000
Should be discouraged 65% 30% 3% 2% 1% 681
Neither/both equally 50% 43% 3% 1% 2% 109
Don't know 51% 33% 6% 3% 7% 104

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 2,000. 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% 58% 23% < 1% 2,000
Should be discouraged 32% 52% 16% 1% 681
Neither/both equally 17% 57% 25% 1% 109
Don't know 21% 46% 28% 5% 104

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who pray…

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,000. 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% 27% 10% 17% 1% 2,000
Should be discouraged 61% 23% 8% 7% 2% 681
Neither/both equally 47% 25% 13% 15% < 1% 109
Don't know 52% 27% 8% 7% 6% 104

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 2,000. 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 6% 8% 23% 62% < 1% 2,000
Should be discouraged 11% 10% 29% 49% 1% 681
Neither/both equally 11% 6% 22% 59% 2% 109
Don't know 3% 7% 27% 60% 3% 104

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 2,000. 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% 14% 12% 43% 1% 2,000
Should be discouraged 29% 8% 12% 49% 2% 681
Neither/both equally 34% 9% 11% 44% 2% 109
Don't know 30% 21% 13% 30% 6% 104

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 2,000. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 50% 21% 17% 10% 1% 2,000
Should be discouraged 54% 16% 16% 12% 2% 681
Neither/both equally 57% 15% 15% 11% 2% 109
Don't know 58% 11% 18% 13% 1% 104

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 2,000. 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% 19% 16% 1% 2,000
Should be discouraged 35% 18% 19% 27% 1% 681
Neither/both equally 34% 12% 22% 31% 1% 109
Don't know 34% 9% 16% 39% 1% 104

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 2,000. 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% 53% 11% 2% 2,000
Should be discouraged 37% 5% 47% 8% 2% 681
Neither/both equally 29% 9% 50% 6% 6% 109
Don't know 21% 9% 50% 7% 13% 104

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 2,000. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 25% 74% 1% < 1% 2,000
Should be discouraged 40% 58% 1% 1% 681
Neither/both equally 27% 66% 5% 2% 109
Don't know 37% 60% < 1% 3% 104

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 2,000. 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% 36% 1% 39% 8% 2,000
Should be discouraged 45% 33% 4% 13% 5% 681
Neither/both equally 21% 36% 3% 22% 19% 109
Don't know 28% 29% 8% 27% 8% 104

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,000. 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 72% 21% 7% 2,000
Should be discouraged 89% 7% 5% 681
Neither/both equally 79% 13% 9% 109
Don't know 74% 17% 9% 104

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,000. 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 55% 38% 8% 2,000
Should be discouraged 81% 14% 6% 681
Neither/both equally 65% 20% 15% 109
Don't know 51% 31% 18% 104

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,000. 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% 16% 53% 2,000
Should be discouraged 48% 15% 37% 681
Neither/both equally 44% 25% 31% 109
Don't know 32% 31% 37% 104

Political ideology among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,000. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 25% 42% 30% 3% 2,000
Should be discouraged 55% 25% 14% 6% 681
Neither/both equally 47% 26% 13% 14% 109
Don't know 26% 42% 19% 13% 104

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,000. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 48% 46% 3% 3% 2,000
Should be discouraged 61% 36% 1% 2% 681
Neither/both equally 57% 28% 9% 6% 109
Don't know 51% 35% 4% 10% 104

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 2,000. 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% 58% 3% 1% 2,000
Should be discouraged 58% 40% 1% 1% 681
Neither/both equally 48% 31% 16% 5% 109
Don't know 42% 43% 5% 11% 104

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 2,000. 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 69% 28% 3% 2,000
Should be discouraged 36% 60% 4% 681
Neither/both equally 48% 36% 16% 109
Don't know 33% 36% 31% 104

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,000. 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% 14% 5% 2,000
Should be discouraged 10% 85% 5% 681
Neither/both equally 26% 39% 35% 109
Don't know 15% 35% 51% 104

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 2,000. 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% 67% 2% 1% 2,000
Should be discouraged 55% 41% 1% 3% 681
Neither/both equally 38% 43% 10% 9% 109
Don't know 37% 50% 4% 10% 104

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture several times a year by views about homosexuality

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 39% 33% 5% 21% 2% 2,000
Should be discouraged 17% 29% 3% 48% 4% 681
Neither/both equally 18% 27% 8% 36% 11% 109
Don't know 24% 34% 5% 21% 16% 104