Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,206. 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 36% 56% 8% 12,206

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Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by religious group

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

Religious tradition Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 46% 45% 9% 2,385
Evangelical Protestant 18% 76% 6% 4,563
Historically Black Protestant 33% 58% 9% 585
Jehovah's Witness 7% 83% 10% 140
Jewish 66% 27% 7% 188
Mainline Protestant 42% 49% 9% 2,013
Mormon 14% 81% 5% 382
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 69% 23% 8% 1,520

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are ages…

Views about same-sex marriage 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,228. 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 22% 39% 26% 13% 4,228
Oppose/strongly oppose 11% 32% 33% 24% 6,822
Don't know 11% 39% 27% 23% 875

Generational cohort among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,228. 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% 17% 31% 31% 8% 1% 4,228
Oppose/strongly oppose 6% 9% 28% 40% 16% 1% 6,822
Don't know 6% 9% 34% 33% 15% 2% 875

Gender composition among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,292. 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% 51% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 48% 6,999
Don't know 56% 44% 915

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,224. 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 68% 10% 3% 15% 4% 4,224
Oppose/strongly oppose 76% 10% 2% 10% 3% 6,888
Don't know 66% 13% 1% 15% 4% 882

Immigrant status among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,253. 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% 75% 4,253
Oppose/strongly oppose 10% 6% 84% 6,927
Don't know 15% 10% 76% 897

Income distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 3,859. 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 31% 18% 28% 23% 3,859
Oppose/strongly oppose 29% 21% 32% 18% 6,038
Don't know 37% 20% 25% 18% 735

Educational distribution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who have completed…

Views about same-sex marriage High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,272. 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% 34% 20% 13% 4,272
Oppose/strongly oppose 41% 33% 17% 9% 6,953
Don't know 42% 35% 15% 8% 907

Marital status among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,275. 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% 9% 12% 4% 26% 4,275
Oppose/strongly oppose 65% 3% 11% 7% 13% 6,970
Don't know 52% 6% 15% 8% 18% 902

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,277. 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% 68% 4,277
Oppose/strongly oppose 30% 70% 6,966
Don't know 30% 70% 908

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,292. 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 58% 23% 6% 1% 10% 2% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 88% 8% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 6,999
Don't know 73% 17% 2% 2% 4% 1% 915

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,292. 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 44% 31% 12% 12% < 1% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 83% 12% 3% 2% 1% 6,999
Don't know 65% 22% 6% 5% 2% 915

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,292. 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% 39% 36% < 1% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 66% 22% 11% < 1% 6,999
Don't know 41% 35% 22% 2% 915

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who pray…

Views about same-sex marriage At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,292. 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 48% 19% 6% 26% 1% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 81% 10% 3% 5% 1% 6,999
Don't know 65% 13% 6% 12% 3% 915

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,292. 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% 10% 8% 67% < 1% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 49% 11% 9% 30% 1% 6,999
Don't know 30% 10% 9% 49% 2% 915

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,292. 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 35% 9% 4% 51% 1% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 6% 3% 37% 2% 6,999
Don't know 48% 7% 3% 36% 6% 915

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,292. 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 54% 17% 10% 18% 1% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 77% 10% 5% 7% 1% 6,999
Don't know 67% 11% 8% 11% 3% 915

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,292. 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 43% 17% 14% 25% 1% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 49% 16% 10% 22% 2% 6,999
Don't know 50% 10% 11% 25% 4% 915

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,292. 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% 14% 49% 11% 2% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 68% 3% 24% 3% 2% 6,999
Don't know 42% 7% 40% 4% 7% 915

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,292. 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 24% 12% 9% 54% 1% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 67% 9% 6% 18% 1% 6,999
Don't know 44% 11% 9% 34% 2% 915

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,292. 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 20% 31% 1% 40% 8% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 57% 28% 4% 7% 4% 6,999
Don't know 34% 27% 8% 20% 11% 915

Belief in Heaven among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …in heaven

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,292. 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 70% 24% 6% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 85% 8% 7% 6,999
Don't know 77% 13% 11% 915

Belief in Hell among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who …in hell

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,292. 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 54% 39% 7% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 80% 13% 7% 6,999
Don't know 63% 25% 13% 915

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,292. 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 36% 17% 47% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 66% 14% 20% 6,999
Don't know 45% 27% 28% 915

Political ideology among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,292. 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% 41% 26% 5% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 69% 19% 7% 5% 6,999
Don't know 46% 28% 11% 16% 915

Views about size of government among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,292. 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 53% 42% 3% 3% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 74% 21% 2% 3% 6,999
Don't know 61% 27% 5% 7% 915

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,292. 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% 51% 3% 1% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 67% 28% 3% 2% 6,999
Don't know 54% 33% 9% 4% 915

Views about abortion among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,292. 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 66% 31% 2% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 22% 75% 3% 6,999
Don't know 35% 48% 18% 915

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong who say homosexuality…

Views about same-sex marriage Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,292. 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 90% 6% 2% 2% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 18% 76% 4% 3% 6,999
Don't know 40% 21% 18% 20% 915

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,292. 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% 63% 2% 2% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 58% 37% 3% 3% 6,999
Don't know 50% 39% 5% 6% 915

Views about human evolution among adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say that there are clear standards for what is right and wrong 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 = 4,292. 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 39% 29% 3% 25% 2% 4,292
Oppose/strongly oppose 9% 22% 2% 63% 4% 6,999
Don't know 20% 26% 6% 38% 10% 915