Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the West by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults in the West by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults in the West who …same-sex marriage

Religious tradition Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 79% 17% 4% 113
Catholic 59% 34% 7% 1,660
Evangelical Protestant 34% 58% 8% 1,819
Historically Black Protestant 43% 50% 7% 143
Jewish 88% 9% 3% 181
Mainline Protestant 62% 30% 7% 1,141
Mormon 26% 66% 7% 480
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 82% 13% 6% 2,388

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