Views about homosexuality among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,881. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 83% 13% 3% 2% 3,881
2007 71% 21% 3% 4% 3,367

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Views about homosexuality among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious group

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 78% 15% 4% 3% 738
Evangelical Protestant 66% 28% 4% 1% 408
Historically Black Protestant 56% 39% 2% 4% 111
Jewish 89% 10% 1% < 1% 144
Mainline Protestant 82% 13% 3% 2% 647
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 91% 5% 2% 1% 1,396

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are ages…

Views about homosexuality 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,212. 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% 34% 20% 11% 3,212
Should be discouraged 22% 29% 28% 21% 445
Neither/both equally 23% 40% 23% 14% 100

Generational cohort among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about homosexuality Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,212. 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% 19% 26% 24% 7% < 1% 3,212
Should be discouraged 11% 17% 23% 33% 14% 2% 445
Neither/both equally 13% 16% 35% 26% 10% 1% 100

Gender composition among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about homosexuality Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,251. 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 52% 48% 3,251
Should be discouraged 61% 39% 457
Neither/both equally 72% 28% 106

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Views about homosexuality White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,219. 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% 6% 6% 15% 4% 3,219
Should be discouraged 58% 18% 6% 15% 4% 452
Neither/both equally 54% 7% 6% 27% 6% 100

Immigrant status among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about homosexuality Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,224. 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% 15% 71% 3,224
Should be discouraged 19% 7% 74% 445
Neither/both equally 26% 12% 62% 105

Income distribution among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 2,942. 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% 18% 27% 26% 2,942
Should be discouraged 45% 15% 23% 17% 403

Educational distribution among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who have completed…

Views about homosexuality High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,241. 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% 32% 24% 17% 3,241
Should be discouraged 43% 31% 13% 13% 452
Neither/both equally 39% 29% 18% 14% 106

Marital status among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about homosexuality Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,242. 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% 10% 12% 3% 36% 3,242
Should be discouraged 47% 7% 14% 9% 23% 453
Neither/both equally 45% 11% 18% 3% 23% 105

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about homosexuality Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,243. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 24% 76% 3,243
Should be discouraged 31% 69% 457
Neither/both equally 23% 77% 106

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,251. 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% 27% 11% 1% 20% 4% 3,251
Should be discouraged 67% 19% 7% 2% 3% 2% 457
Neither/both equally 54% 27% 5% 2% 9% 2% 106

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,251. 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% 32% 21% 21% 1% 3,251
Should be discouraged 60% 26% 6% 7% 1% 457
Neither/both equally 33% 39% 7% 17% 4% 106

Attendance at religious services among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,251. 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% 39% 46% < 1% 3,251
Should be discouraged 41% 35% 24% 1% 457
Neither/both equally 24% 38% 37% 1% 106

Frequency of prayer among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who pray…

Views about homosexuality At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,251. 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% 19% 8% 41% 1% 3,251
Should be discouraged 64% 18% 3% 15% < 1% 457
Neither/both equally 49% 19% 8% 22% 3% 106

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,251. 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% 7% 8% 77% < 1% 3,251
Should be discouraged 34% 12% 9% 45% 1% 457
Neither/both equally 17% 12% 13% 57% 1% 106

Frequency of meditation among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,251. 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% 12% 5% 44% < 1% 3,251
Should be discouraged 51% 8% 5% 33% 3% 457
Neither/both equally 46% 9% 4% 41% < 1% 106

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,251. 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% 20% 11% 19% 1% 3,251
Should be discouraged 62% 14% 6% 17% 2% 457
Neither/both equally 59% 14% 7% 20% < 1% 106

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,251. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 57% 17% 12% 15% < 1% 3,251
Should be discouraged 50% 15% 12% 19% 3% 457
Neither/both equally 48% 13% 19% 18% 1% 106

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,251. 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% 77% 2% 1% 3,251
Should be discouraged 36% 62% 1% 2% 457
Neither/both equally 26% 66% 8% < 1% 106

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,251. 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% 10% 10% 64% < 1% 3,251
Should be discouraged 45% 17% 8% 29% 1% 457
Neither/both equally 25% 18% 9% 46% 1% 106

Interpreting scripture among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,251. 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% 20% 1% 64% 7% 3,251
Should be discouraged 39% 30% 3% 21% 7% 457
Neither/both equally 11% 35% 1% 36% 17% 106

Belief in Heaven among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in heaven

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,251. 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% 42% 9% 3,251
Should be discouraged 82% 11% 7% 457
Neither/both equally 51% 32% 18% 106

Belief in Hell among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in hell

Views about homosexuality Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,251. 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% 60% 8% 3,251
Should be discouraged 70% 22% 8% 457
Neither/both equally 35% 47% 18% 106

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Views about homosexuality Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,251. 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% 15% 60% 3,251
Should be discouraged 45% 16% 39% 457
Neither/both equally 26% 41% 33% 106

Political ideology among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Views about homosexuality Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,251. 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% 38% 43% 3% 3,251
Should be discouraged 43% 27% 25% 5% 457
Neither/both equally 32% 38% 20% 11% 106

Views about size of government among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have…

Views about homosexuality Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,251. 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% 50% 3% 3% 3,251
Should be discouraged 58% 36% 3% 3% 457
Neither/both equally 56% 31% 8% 4% 106

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,251. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Should be accepted 29% 66% 3% 1% 3,251
Should be discouraged 53% 41% 4% 2% 457
Neither/both equally 40% 47% 13% < 1% 106

Views about abortion among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,251. 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% 22% 2% 3,251
Should be discouraged 42% 55% 3% 457
Neither/both equally 49% 41% 11% 106

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

Views about homosexuality Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,251. 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% 3% 3,251
Should be discouraged 16% 78% 6% 457
Neither/both equally 38% 28% 33% 106

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,251. 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% 74% 2% 2% 3,251
Should be discouraged 45% 52% 2% 2% 457
Neither/both equally 25% 59% 9% 7% 106

Views about human evolution among adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by views about homosexuality

% of adults who say philosophy/reason is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 3,251. 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% 23% 4% 12% 2% 3,251
Should be discouraged 24% 28% 5% 39% 4% 457
Neither/both equally 29% 26% 10% 24% 11% 106