Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by marital status (2014) Switch to: Marital status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who …same-sex marriage

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
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Married 20% 73% 8% 5,092
Living with a partner 51% 41% 8% 388
Divorced/separated 29% 63% 7% 1,490
Widowed 18% 71% 11% 1,234
Never married 38% 54% 8% 1,564

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