Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Metro area Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 31% 14% 43% 11% 3% 305
Baltimore Metro Area 17% 15% 52% 12% 3% 168
Boston Metro Area 12% 12% 54% 20% 2% 399
Chicago Metro Area 18% 14% 51% 15% 2% 607
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 28% 11% 48% 11% 2% 372
Detroit Metro Area 18% 7% 63% 10% 2% 220
Houston Metro Area 22% 11% 53% 13% 1% 282
Los Angeles Metro Area 20% 16% 47% 15% 2% 782
Miami Metro Area 21% 14% 51% 13% 1% 328
Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro Area 12% 19% 55% 11% 2% 236
New York City Metro Area 18% 17% 52% 10% 3% 1,298
Philadelphia Metro Area 19% 14% 51% 15% 1% 535
Phoenix Metro Area 20% 16% 50% 13% 1% 257
Pittsburgh Metro Area 20% 7% 58% 14% 1% 170
Providence Metro Area 16% 12% 59% 12% 2% 265
Riverside, CA Metro Area 27% 12% 49% 11% 1% 233
San Diego Metro Area 20% 21% 46% 12% 1% 220
San Francisco Metro Area 11% 22% 50% 14% 4% 403
Seattle Metro Area 13% 19% 49% 17% 2% 264
St. Louis Metro Area 20% 13% 57% 6% 4% 175
Tampa Metro Area 16% 13% 55% 12% 3% 222
Washington, DC Metro Area 22% 16% 43% 16% 3% 675

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