Views about homosexuality among adults in the West by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults in the West by views about homosexuality

% of adults in the West who say homosexuality…

Religious tradition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 84% 15% 1% < 1% 113
Catholic 71% 22% 4% 3% 1,660
Evangelical Protestant 42% 48% 5% 5% 1,819
Historically Black Protestant 52% 38% 7% 3% 143
Jewish 92% 5% 3% < 1% 181
Mainline Protestant 72% 20% 6% 3% 1,141
Mormon 33% 59% 5% 3% 480
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 85% 9% 3% 3% 2,388

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