Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,093. 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% 31% 6% 5,093

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Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 65% 29% 7% 1,175
Evangelical Protestant 39% 54% 7% 957
Historically Black Protestant 45% 45% 10% 210
Jewish 88% 11% 1% 150
Mainline Protestant 63% 30% 7% 1,041
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 82% 13% 5% 1,191

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are ages…

Views about same-sex marriage 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,193. 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% 35% 20% 9% 3,193
Oppose/strongly oppose 18% 35% 28% 18% 1,504
Don't know 16% 43% 24% 17% 311

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,193. 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% 20% 27% 24% 5% < 1% 3,193
Oppose/strongly oppose 11% 13% 30% 33% 12% 1% 1,504
Don't know 10% 14% 36% 29% 12% < 1% 311

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,236. 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% 54% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 58% 42% 1,535
Don't know 50% 50% 322

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,211. 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% 8% 4% 13% 4% 3,211
Oppose/strongly oppose 66% 13% 4% 14% 3% 1,509
Don't know 65% 14% 3% 12% 5% 308

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,203. 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% 12% 75% 3,203
Oppose/strongly oppose 15% 8% 77% 1,515
Don't know 16% 7% 77% 309

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,939. 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 29% 20% 27% 23% 2,939
Oppose/strongly oppose 35% 21% 28% 16% 1,359
Don't know 43% 18% 24% 16% 265

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who have completed…

Views about same-sex marriage High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,230. 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% 33% 21% 15% 3,230
Oppose/strongly oppose 48% 31% 14% 7% 1,527
Don't know 48% 29% 15% 8% 317

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,232. 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% 10% 10% 3% 35% 3,232
Oppose/strongly oppose 54% 5% 15% 5% 20% 1,531
Don't know 45% 9% 14% 8% 24% 319

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,228. 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 30% 70% 3,228
Oppose/strongly oppose 34% 66% 1,529
Don't know 29% 71% 318

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,236. 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% 30% 8% < 1% 14% 2% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 77% 18% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 1,535
Don't know 63% 24% 5% 2% 3% 4% 322

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,236. 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 30% 38% 17% 15% < 1% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 61% 31% 5% 2% < 1% 1,535
Don't know 49% 36% 7% 7% 1% 322

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,236. 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% 45% 37% < 1% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 39% 44% 18% < 1% 1,535
Don't know 25% 43% 30% 2% 322

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who pray…

Views about same-sex marriage At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,236. 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% 23% 10% 33% < 1% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 61% 23% 7% 8% 1% 1,535
Don't know 46% 28% 9% 13% 3% 322

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,236. 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 8% 8% 8% 75% < 1% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 21% 18% 11% 50% < 1% 1,535
Don't know 13% 12% 11% 61% 4% 322

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,236. 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 26% 15% 6% 52% < 1% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 32% 13% 5% 50% 1% 1,535
Don't know 34% 12% 5% 45% 4% 322

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,236. 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% 26% 16% 17% < 1% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 33% 24% 16% 27% 1% 1,535
Don't know 37% 20% 17% 23% 2% 322

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,236. 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% 18% 55% 12% 1% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 41% 7% 45% 5% 2% 1,535
Don't know 32% 7% 50% 8% 3% 322

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say…

Views about same-sex marriage There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,236. 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% 77% 1% < 1% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 39% 58% 1% 2% 1,535
Don't know 30% 67% 3% < 1% 322

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,236. 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% 11% 63% < 1% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 36% 20% 11% 33% < 1% 1,535
Don't know 25% 14% 13% 48% 1% 322

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,236. 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 12% 30% 1% 50% 7% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 41% 36% 3% 15% 5% 1,535
Don't know 29% 27% 6% 24% 14% 322

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …in heaven

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,236. 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 64% 30% 6% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 87% 8% 5% 1,535
Don't know 76% 11% 13% 322

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …in hell

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,236. 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 47% 47% 7% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 76% 18% 6% 1,535
Don't know 59% 24% 18% 322

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,236. 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% 15% 57% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 54% 15% 31% 1,535
Don't know 41% 30% 29% 322

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,236. 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% 41% 34% 4% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 56% 26% 13% 5% 1,535
Don't know 34% 35% 15% 16% 322

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,236. 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% 49% 3% 3% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 62% 35% 1% 2% 1,535
Don't know 54% 31% 8% 6% 322

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,236. 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 37% 59% 3% 1% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 58% 37% 3% 2% 1,535
Don't know 44% 42% 8% 6% 322

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,236. 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 73% 25% 2% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 36% 60% 4% 1,535
Don't know 43% 43% 14% 322

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

Views about same-sex marriage Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,236. 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 93% 4% 1% 1% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 30% 62% 5% 3% 1,535
Don't know 46% 18% 18% 18% 322

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,236. 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 26% 71% 2% 1% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 50% 45% 2% 3% 1,535
Don't know 43% 47% 5% 5% 322

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,236. 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 50% 26% 4% 18% 2% 3,236
Oppose/strongly oppose 17% 28% 3% 48% 4% 1,535
Don't know 27% 23% 7% 31% 12% 322