Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is very important

% of adults who say religion is very important who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 18,725. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 36% 56% 8% 18,725

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Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is very important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 48% 42% 10% 4,220
Evangelical Protestant 22% 71% 7% 6,904
Historically Black Protestant 36% 56% 8% 1,641
Jehovah's Witness 11% 78% 11% 224
Jewish 56% 38% 7% 279
Mainline Protestant 47% 43% 9% 3,317
Mormon 19% 75% 6% 559
Muslim 28% 68% 5% 154
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 47% 41% 11% 826

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important who are ages…

Views about same-sex marriage 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,519. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 23% 34% 28% 16% 6,519
Oppose/strongly oppose 13% 32% 30% 25% 10,253
Don't know 12% 34% 29% 25% 1,500

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,519. 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% 15% 28% 32% 10% 1% 6,519
Oppose/strongly oppose 8% 10% 27% 36% 17% 2% 10,253
Don't know 7% 9% 30% 34% 17% 3% 1,500

Gender composition among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,635. 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% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 46% 54% 10,507
Don't know 41% 59% 1,583

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,560. 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% 3% 20% 4% 6,560
Oppose/strongly oppose 64% 16% 2% 14% 3% 10,357
Don't know 55% 17% 2% 21% 4% 1,525

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,551. 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% 11% 72% 6,551
Oppose/strongly oppose 15% 7% 79% 10,369
Don't know 21% 9% 69% 1,545

Income distribution among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 5,811. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 38% 20% 25% 17% 5,811
Oppose/strongly oppose 38% 22% 26% 14% 8,937
Don't know 47% 20% 21% 12% 1,192

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important who have completed…

Views about same-sex marriage High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,611. 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% 32% 16% 12% 6,611
Oppose/strongly oppose 47% 32% 14% 8% 10,439
Don't know 52% 28% 12% 7% 1,561

Marital status among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,610. 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% 8% 14% 6% 25% 6,610
Oppose/strongly oppose 58% 3% 13% 9% 16% 10,464
Don't know 50% 4% 16% 12% 18% 1,557

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,615. 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 32% 68% 6,615
Oppose/strongly oppose 30% 70% 10,462
Don't know 30% 70% 1,571

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 6,635. 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% 15% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 92% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 10,507
Don't know 84% 12% 1% 2% < 1% 1% 1,583

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 6,635. 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% 38% 15% < 1% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 69% 21% 9% 1% 10,507
Don't know 52% 33% 13% 2% 1,583

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important who pray…

Views about same-sex marriage At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,635. 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 75% 17% 3% 4% 1% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 86% 10% 2% 2% 1% 10,507
Don't know 79% 12% 3% 4% 2% 1,583

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 6,635. 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% 14% 12% 47% < 1% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 12% 9% 26% 1% 10,507
Don't know 38% 12% 10% 37% 3% 1,583

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 6,635. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 48% 10% 3% 38% 1% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 57% 6% 3% 32% 2% 10,507
Don't know 55% 7% 3% 30% 6% 1,583

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 6,635. 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 71% 15% 7% 7% 1% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 80% 9% 5% 5% 1% 10,507
Don't know 73% 10% 6% 6% 4% 1,583

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 6,635. 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% 16% 12% 21% 1% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 49% 15% 11% 23% 2% 10,507
Don't know 52% 10% 9% 26% 3% 1,583

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 6,635. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 38% 10% 42% 7% 3% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 67% 4% 24% 3% 2% 10,507
Don't know 47% 4% 38% 4% 7% 1,583

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 6,635. 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% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 52% 46% 1% 1% 10,507
Don't know 36% 56% 4% 4% 1,583

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 6,635. 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% 16% 10% 31% 1% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 69% 10% 6% 14% 1% 10,507
Don't know 53% 14% 8% 23% 2% 1,583

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 6,635. 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% 38% 3% 19% 8% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 60% 27% 4% 4% 4% 10,507
Don't know 45% 26% 9% 9% 11% 1,583

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important who …in heaven

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,635. 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% 5% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 89% 5% 6% 10,507
Don't know 85% 6% 9% 1,583

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important who …in hell

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,635. 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% 28% 8% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 82% 12% 6% 10,507
Don't know 66% 19% 15% 1,583

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,635. 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% 17% 54% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 53% 16% 31% 10,507
Don't know 31% 33% 36% 1,583

Political ideology among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,635. 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% 27% 6% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 60% 24% 10% 6% 10,507
Don't know 41% 29% 14% 17% 1,583

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 6,635. 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% 53% 3% 3% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 61% 33% 2% 3% 10,507
Don't know 45% 39% 7% 9% 1,583

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 6,635. 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% 59% 4% 2% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 56% 38% 4% 2% 10,507
Don't know 42% 43% 9% 6% 1,583

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 6,635. 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% 38% 3% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 24% 73% 4% 10,507
Don't know 32% 50% 18% 1,583

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important who say homosexuality…

Views about same-sex marriage Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,635. 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 88% 7% 3% 2% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 20% 73% 4% 3% 10,507
Don't know 38% 21% 20% 22% 1,583

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 6,635. 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% 64% 2% 2% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 51% 43% 3% 4% 10,507
Don't know 42% 41% 6% 10% 1,583

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is very important by views about same-sex marriage

% of adults who say religion is very important 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 = 6,635. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Strongly favor/favor 23% 38% 4% 32% 3% 6,635
Oppose/strongly oppose 9% 23% 2% 60% 6% 10,507
Don't know 11% 27% 7% 42% 13% 1,583