Views about homosexuality among non-parents by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among non-parents by views about homosexuality

% of non-parents who say homosexuality…

Religious tradition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 93% 5% 1% 1% 217
Catholic 69% 24% 4% 4% 5,411
Evangelical Protestant 35% 56% 5% 4% 6,385
Hindu 81% 13% 4% 2% 115
Historically Black Protestant 51% 40% 6% 3% 1,421
Jehovah's Witness 14% 77% 5% 4% 182
Jewish 83% 15% 2% 1% 661
Mainline Protestant 64% 27% 5% 3% 4,844
Mormon 36% 58% 5% 2% 419
Muslim 48% 42% 7% 2% 147
Orthodox Christian 62% 34% 1% 3% 137
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 83% 12% 2% 3% 5,788

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