Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture once or twice a month

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,457. 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 52% 39% 9% 3,457

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Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who read scripture 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 55% 34% 11% 782
Evangelical Protestant 38% 53% 9% 979
Historically Black Protestant 46% 46% 8% 249
Mainline Protestant 57% 35% 8% 791
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 69% 24% 7% 362

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are ages…

Views about same-sex marriage 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,762. 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% 35% 22% 10% 1,762
Oppose/strongly oppose 19% 33% 27% 20% 1,342
Don't know 17% 40% 23% 20% 288

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,762. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 21% 18% 29% 25% 6% 1% 1,762
Oppose/strongly oppose 14% 11% 27% 34% 13% 2% 1,342
Don't know 10% 10% 36% 26% 17% 1% 288

Gender composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,792. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 45% 55% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 53% 47% 1,370
Don't know 45% 55% 295

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,774. 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 60% 13% 4% 19% 3% 1,774
Oppose/strongly oppose 62% 17% 3% 14% 4% 1,352
Don't know 59% 15% 2% 20% 4% 288

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,770. 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 17% 13% 70% 1,770
Oppose/strongly oppose 15% 7% 78% 1,353
Don't know 21% 9% 71% 287

Income distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,615. 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% 20% 26% 17% 1,615
Oppose/strongly oppose 37% 21% 26% 16% 1,194
Don't know 43% 23% 20% 15% 239

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,788. 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% 34% 17% 12% 1,788
Oppose/strongly oppose 49% 31% 13% 7% 1,367
Don't know 51% 31% 12% 7% 294

Marital status among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,787. 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 40% 11% 12% 4% 33% 1,787
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 5% 15% 7% 21% 1,364
Don't know 49% 5% 14% 10% 22% 294

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,789. 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% 1,789
Oppose/strongly oppose 30% 70% 1,363
Don't know 32% 68% 294

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,792. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 67% 24% 4% < 1% 4% 1% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 83% 13% 3% 1% < 1% 1% 1,370
Don't know 71% 21% 3% 2% 1% 1% 295

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,792. 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 55% 34% 6% 4% < 1% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 77% 19% 3% 1% < 1% 1,370
Don't know 69% 23% 2% 3% 2% 295

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,792. 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% 53% 19% < 1% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 44% 44% 11% 1% 1,370
Don't know 34% 46% 17% 3% 295

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,792. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 59% 25% 7% 9% 1% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 71% 21% 4% 3% 2% 1,370
Don't know 70% 19% 2% 6% 2% 295

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

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,792. 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% 21% 14% 52% < 1% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 22% 24% 16% 37% < 1% 1,370
Don't know 20% 22% 11% 46% 2% 295

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,792. 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% 15% 4% 43% 1% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 38% 15% 4% 41% 2% 1,370
Don't know 44% 14% 2% 36% 4% 295

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month 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 = 1,792. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 59% 21% 11% 7% 1% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 61% 23% 8% 8% 1% 1,370
Don't know 63% 15% 8% 10% 4% 295

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,792. 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% 21% 13% 18% < 1% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 40% 19% 13% 25% 2% 1,370
Don't know 46% 14% 10% 28% 1% 295

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,792. 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% 16% 48% 10% 2% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 47% 7% 39% 4% 3% 1,370
Don't know 37% 8% 43% 6% 6% 295

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,792. 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 27% 72% 1% 1% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 41% 57% 1% 1% 1,370
Don't know 31% 62% 5% 2% 295

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,792. 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% 38% 2% 30% 9% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 49% 33% 3% 8% 6% 1,370
Don't know 37% 33% 4% 16% 10% 295

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,792. 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 79% 16% 6% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 90% 5% 5% 1,370
Don't know 85% 8% 7% 295

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,792. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 59% 34% 7% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 78% 14% 8% 1,370
Don't know 67% 23% 10% 295

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,792. 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% 16% 55% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 53% 13% 33% 1,370
Don't know 31% 32% 37% 295

Political ideology among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture once or twice a month who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,792. 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% 41% 30% 4% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 56% 28% 12% 4% 1,370
Don't know 43% 31% 13% 12% 295

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,792. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 42% 52% 3% 3% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 60% 36% 2% 3% 1,370
Don't know 50% 34% 8% 8% 295

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,792. 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% 61% 3% 1% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 55% 39% 4% 2% 1,370
Don't know 45% 45% 5% 5% 295

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,792. 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 65% 33% 2% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 33% 64% 3% 1,370
Don't know 43% 44% 13% 295

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,792. 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 91% 6% 2% 1% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 29% 64% 4% 3% 1,370
Don't know 49% 16% 16% 19% 295

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,792. 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% 66% 3% 2% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 53% 43% 3% 1% 1,370
Don't know 41% 43% 5% 12% 295

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture once or twice a month by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 1,792. 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% 35% 4% 26% 3% 1,792
Oppose/strongly oppose 14% 28% 3% 50% 5% 1,370
Don't know 17% 24% 12% 35% 11% 295