Views about homosexuality among republicans and Republican leaners by interpretation of scripture (2014) Switch to: Interpreting scripture among republicans and Republican leaners by views about homosexuality

% of republicans and Republican leaners who say homosexuality…

Interpreting scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,765. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 26% 68% 3% 3% 4,765
Word of God; not everything taken literally 54% 39% 4% 3% 4,660
Word of God; other/don't know 25% 58% 9% 9% 459
Not the word of God 77% 17% 3% 2% 3,024
Other/don't know 54% 30% 10% 6% 823

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