Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say homosexuality should be discouraged by sources of guidance on right and wrong

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

Religious tradition Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Catholic 45% 6% 38% 8% 2% 1,696
Evangelical Protestant 73% 3% 21% 2% 2% 4,943
Historically Black Protestant 60% 6% 29% 3% 2% 793
Jehovah's Witness 83% 1% 9% 3% 4% 187
Mainline Protestant 45% 5% 44% 4% 2% 1,553
Mormon 73% 2% 19% 2% 4% 386
Muslim 44% 7% 38% 6% 4% 108
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 23% 8% 55% 11% 2% 847

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