Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who …same-sex marriage

Metro area Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
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Atlanta Metro Area 46% 50% 4% 160
Boston Metro Area 65% 27% 8% 111
Chicago Metro Area 61% 30% 9% 260
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area 52% 41% 8% 196
Detroit Metro Area 48% 45% 7% 103
Houston Metro Area 51% 43% 6% 133
Los Angeles Metro Area 59% 37% 5% 282
Miami Metro Area 46% 41% 12% 122
New York City Metro Area 56% 36% 8% 453
Philadelphia Metro Area 59% 33% 8% 218
Phoenix Metro Area 46% 41% 14% 121
Providence Metro Area 58% 36% 6% 105
Riverside, CA Metro Area 60% 36% 4% 104
Washington, DC Metro Area 57% 37% 6% 227

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