Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 21,955. 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.
2014 63% 30% 7% 21,955

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Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by religious group

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …same-sex marriage

Religious tradition Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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.
Buddhist 84% 13% 2% 212
Catholic 62% 30% 9% 4,619
Evangelical Protestant 39% 52% 9% 3,811
Hindu 68% 24% 8% 158
Historically Black Protestant 43% 49% 8% 1,290
Jewish 81% 15% 4% 633
Mainline Protestant 65% 28% 7% 3,901
Mormon 44% 50% 6% 267
Muslim 43% 51% 6% 178
Orthodox Christian 53% 42% 6% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 81% 14% 5% 5,875

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are ages…

Views about same-sex marriage 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 13,822. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 32% 34% 22% 12% 13,822
Oppose/strongly oppose 17% 32% 27% 24% 6,229
Don't know 14% 34% 29% 23% 1,499

Generational cohort among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 13,822. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 21% 18% 27% 26% 7% 1% 13,822
Oppose/strongly oppose 11% 12% 27% 33% 16% 2% 6,229
Don't know 8% 12% 29% 34% 15% 2% 1,499

Gender composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 45% 55% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 51% 49% 6,347
Don't know 46% 54% 1,574

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 13,892. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 67% 9% 5% 15% 4% 13,892
Oppose/strongly oppose 56% 19% 4% 17% 4% 6,277
Don't know 59% 13% 4% 19% 5% 1,520

Immigrant status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 13,868. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 14% 12% 73% 13,868
Oppose/strongly oppose 19% 8% 73% 6,245
Don't know 18% 10% 71% 1,525

Income distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who have a household income of…

Views about same-sex marriage Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 12,529. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 32% 20% 27% 21% 12,529
Oppose/strongly oppose 45% 21% 22% 12% 5,475
Don't know 45% 20% 20% 14% 1,209

Educational distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who have completed…

Views about same-sex marriage High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 13,982. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 34% 32% 20% 14% 13,982
Oppose/strongly oppose 55% 29% 11% 6% 6,308
Don't know 55% 27% 11% 8% 1,553

Marital status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 13,983. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 41% 10% 12% 4% 32% 13,983
Oppose/strongly oppose 47% 6% 16% 10% 22% 6,320
Don't know 44% 6% 16% 12% 22% 1,549

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 13,996. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 28% 72% 13,996
Oppose/strongly oppose 29% 71% 6,323
Don't know 28% 72% 1,562

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say they…

Views about same-sex marriage Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 45% 26% 8% 1% 17% 3% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 77% 15% 3% 1% 3% 1% 6,347
Don't know 66% 20% 5% 2% 5% 3% 1,574

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say religion is…

Views about same-sex marriage Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 33% 31% 17% 19% 1% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 69% 20% 6% 4% < 1% 6,347
Don't know 55% 27% 8% 8% 2% 1,574

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who attend religious services…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 19% 38% 43% < 1% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 47% 31% 21% 1% 6,347
Don't know 32% 36% 30% 2% 1,574

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who pray…

Views about same-sex marriage At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 38% 17% 7% 37% 1% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 67% 15% 5% 12% 1% 6,347
Don't know 58% 17% 5% 17% 3% 1,574

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who attend prayer group…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 11% 7% 7% 75% < 1% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 34% 11% 9% 44% 1% 6,347
Don't know 23% 9% 9% 56% 2% 1,574

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who meditate…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 32% 10% 5% 52% 1% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 46% 7% 4% 40% 2% 6,347
Don't know 43% 8% 3% 42% 4% 1,574

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 49% 18% 12% 20% 1% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 63% 13% 8% 15% 1% 6,347
Don't know 55% 14% 10% 18% 4% 1,574

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 46% 17% 14% 22% 1% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 42% 15% 13% 29% 2% 6,347
Don't know 42% 13% 11% 31% 3% 1,574

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about same-sex marriage Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 15% 16% 54% 13% 2% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 43% 6% 42% 7% 2% 6,347
Don't know 28% 7% 53% 6% 5% 1,574

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who read scripture…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 18% 10% 9% 63% < 1% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 47% 12% 8% 33% 1% 6,347
Don't know 33% 12% 9% 43% 2% 1,574

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say the holy scripture is…

Views about same-sex marriage Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 13% 25% 1% 54% 7% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 47% 28% 3% 16% 6% 6,347
Don't know 31% 26% 5% 23% 15% 1,574

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …in heaven

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 59% 33% 7% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 85% 10% 5% 6,347
Don't know 75% 13% 12% 1,574

Belief in Hell among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …in hell

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 42% 51% 7% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 73% 20% 7% 6,347
Don't know 55% 28% 17% 1,574

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 23% 17% 59% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 41% 18% 40% 6,347
Don't know 28% 36% 36% 1,574

Political ideology among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 18% 39% 38% 5% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 45% 32% 16% 7% 6,347
Don't know 32% 35% 17% 16% 1,574

Views about size of government among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who would rather have…

Views about same-sex marriage Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 42% 52% 3% 4% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 50% 44% 2% 3% 6,347
Don't know 44% 40% 7% 9% 1,574

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say government aid to the poor…

Views about same-sex marriage Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 32% 63% 3% 1% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 48% 46% 4% 2% 6,347
Don't know 42% 43% 8% 7% 1,574

Views about abortion among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say abortion should be…

Views about same-sex marriage Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 74% 23% 2% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 37% 59% 4% 6,347
Don't know 45% 37% 18% 1,574

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say homosexuality…

Views about same-sex marriage Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 94% 4% 1% 1% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 29% 63% 4% 3% 6,347
Don't know 45% 16% 19% 20% 1,574

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say…

Views about same-sex marriage Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 25% 71% 2% 2% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 45% 49% 2% 4% 6,347
Don't know 39% 47% 6% 9% 1,574

Views about human evolution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say humans…

Views about same-sex marriage Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,034. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 51% 25% 4% 18% 2% 14,034
Oppose/strongly oppose 19% 26% 3% 46% 6% 6,347
Don't know 22% 26% 9% 32% 11% 1,574