Views about same-sex marriage among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who …same-sex marriage

Sources of guidance on right and wrong Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,323. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Religion 20% 74% 6% 7,323
Philosophy/reason 70% 24% 6% 1,807
Common sense 58% 34% 8% 8,285
Science 70% 23% 7% 1,327
Don't know 32% 49% 19% 444

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