Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture at least once a week

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,336. 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 29% 63% 8% 12,336

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Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 42% 48% 10% 1,810
Evangelical Protestant 19% 74% 6% 5,525
Historically Black Protestant 31% 61% 8% 1,189
Jehovah's Witness 12% 77% 10% 216
Jewish 42% 50% 8% 121
Mainline Protestant 42% 49% 10% 1,894
Mormon 19% 74% 6% 513
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 46% 44% 10% 606

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are ages…

Views about same-sex marriage 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,491. 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% 34% 26% 14% 3,491
Oppose/strongly oppose 13% 33% 30% 24% 7,605
Don't know 12% 37% 26% 25% 940

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,491. 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% 28% 30% 9% 1% 3,491
Oppose/strongly oppose 8% 10% 28% 36% 17% 2% 7,605
Don't know 7% 10% 31% 32% 16% 3% 940

Gender composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,540. 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% 63% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 44% 56% 7,803
Don't know 40% 60% 993

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,493. 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% 20% 3% 19% 6% 3,493
Oppose/strongly oppose 64% 17% 2% 14% 4% 7,685
Don't know 51% 20% 1% 23% 5% 949

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,492. 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 16% 11% 73% 3,492
Oppose/strongly oppose 14% 6% 80% 7,705
Don't know 19% 11% 70% 969

Income distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 3,139. 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% 21% 23% 15% 3,139
Oppose/strongly oppose 38% 22% 27% 13% 6,675
Don't know 48% 22% 21% 10% 759

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who have completed…

Views about same-sex marriage High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,527. 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% 34% 16% 12% 3,527
Oppose/strongly oppose 44% 33% 15% 8% 7,753
Don't know 50% 29% 12% 8% 982

Marital status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,525. 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% 9% 16% 7% 28% 3,525
Oppose/strongly oppose 59% 3% 13% 9% 16% 7,769
Don't know 46% 5% 16% 13% 20% 969

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,530. 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% 3,530
Oppose/strongly oppose 31% 69% 7,767
Don't know 31% 69% 982

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 3,540. 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 81% 14% 2% 1% 2% 1% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 93% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 7,803
Don't know 85% 10% 1% 3% < 1% 1% 993

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 3,540. 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 78% 17% 3% 2% 1% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 93% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 7,803
Don't know 85% 11% 1% 2% 2% 993

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 3,540. 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 56% 31% 13% < 1% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 78% 16% 6% < 1% 7,803
Don't know 63% 23% 12% 2% 993

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who pray…

Views about same-sex marriage At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,540. 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 83% 12% 1% 3% < 1% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 92% 7% < 1% 1% < 1% 7,803
Don't know 87% 8% 1% 2% 2% 993

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 3,540. 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% 17% 10% 32% 1% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 64% 12% 7% 16% 1% 7,803
Don't know 53% 13% 8% 24% 2% 993

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 3,540. 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 61% 8% 2% 28% 1% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 65% 5% 2% 26% 2% 7,803
Don't know 67% 6% 2% 21% 5% 993

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 3,540. 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 77% 12% 4% 6% 1% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 87% 7% 3% 2% 1% 7,803
Don't know 83% 8% 3% 3% 2% 993

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 3,540. 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 57% 16% 8% 18% 1% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 54% 15% 9% 20% 2% 7,803
Don't know 59% 9% 7% 21% 4% 993

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 3,540. 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% 12% 39% 6% 2% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 73% 3% 19% 2% 2% 7,803
Don't know 54% 6% 31% 3% 7% 993

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 3,540. 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% 69% 2% 1% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 56% 41% 2% 1% 7,803
Don't know 39% 54% 3% 3% 993

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 3,540. 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% 35% 3% 18% 7% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 64% 25% 5% 3% 3% 7,803
Don't know 49% 24% 10% 7% 11% 993

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …in heaven

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,540. 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 84% 11% 5% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 88% 5% 7% 7,803
Don't know 83% 6% 10% 993

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …in hell

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,540. 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% 29% 8% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 83% 11% 6% 7,803
Don't know 67% 18% 15% 993

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,540. 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% 18% 54% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 54% 17% 29% 7,803
Don't know 32% 34% 34% 993

Political ideology among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,540. 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% 39% 26% 6% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 62% 22% 10% 6% 7,803
Don't know 41% 28% 16% 15% 993

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 3,540. 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% 53% 3% 3% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 62% 32% 2% 3% 7,803
Don't know 44% 39% 7% 10% 993

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 3,540. 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% 60% 3% 2% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 55% 38% 4% 2% 7,803
Don't know 39% 44% 11% 5% 993

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 3,540. 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% 39% 3% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 21% 76% 3% 7,803
Don't know 30% 52% 18% 993

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Views about same-sex marriage Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,540. 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 86% 9% 3% 2% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 17% 76% 4% 3% 7,803
Don't know 32% 24% 20% 23% 993

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 3,540. 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% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 50% 43% 3% 4% 7,803
Don't know 41% 42% 6% 10% 993

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 3,540. 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% 37% 3% 35% 3% 3,540
Oppose/strongly oppose 7% 20% 2% 64% 6% 7,803
Don't know 10% 25% 6% 46% 14% 993